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[Nebraska] Secondhand Smoke Also Bad For Pets

Nebraska Humane Society says secondhand smoke can lead to major health problems in animals. Dogs, cats, birds and even pocket pets can all be hurt by tobacco smoke. Your pet breathes the same air you do, so chances are if you're smoking or breathing seco
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Apr 20, 2014 23:55
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Kirno the orangutan hooked on cigarettes after picking up lit butts thrown into his Indonesian enclosure

Guests are throwing pre-lit cigarette butts to the adult male known as Kirno then laughing as he smokes like a human. It is thought he learnt how to smoke by imitating zoo visitors. And it comes just two years after another of the zoo's orangutans, Tori,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:28
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Smoking orangutan draws in the crowds at Indonesian zoo

The unhealthy ape, known as Kirno, is said to smoke over a dozen cigarettes a day in his enclosure at a zoo in Central Java, Indonesia. Visitors are even throwing lit cigarettes into Kirno's pen for him to puff on. Orangutans are some of the most intel
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:26
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[Wisconsin] Changing the world for chain-smoking rats

Now 19, Turner is making a splash by taking on Philip Morris USA and demanding that the cigarette maker swear off animal testing of its products. He started a petition last week on Change.org, a website for people pushing for action of all kinds, and as
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Mar 12, 2014 00:31
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[Japan] Does Smoking Tobacco at Home Make Your Dog’s Respiratory Disease Worse?

While Dr. Yamaya told Decoded Science that she suspects that PTSE may trigger respiratory disease, the team was not able to determine whether it was the initiating factor in any of the animals in this study, as only dogs admitted to the Animal Medical Ce
Decoded Science
added Mar 10, 2014 12:43
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[UK] Apartment fire blamed on pigeon with a lit cigarette

Firefighters in London said they believe an apartment fire was started by a pigeon bringing a lit cigarette to its rooftop nest. London Fire Brigade investigations officer Matt Cullen said 21 firefighters and four engines responded to the apartment build
UPI
added Mar 6, 2014 18:15
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[UK] Drugs dog handler warns of counterfeit tobacco dangers

FLOOR sweepings, rat droppings, fibre glass and cement dust – all things that young people across Pembrokeshire could be smoking if they buy counterfeit tobacco at “dinner money prices". That's the warning of Stuart Phillips of Llandissilio who delivers
Western Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 1, 2014 19:43
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[New Hampshire] House fire kills man, dog in Derry, NH; improper use of smoking materials to blame

The victim was identified on Friday as 48-year-old Michael Lacharite. Officials say the fire broke out in a couch due to the misuse of smoking materials near papers and rubbish.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 1, 2014 17:51
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Ask a Vet: Smoking and its effect on animals

ets in the home are often times exposed to more ETS than their human counterparts because people spend longer excursions outside of the home compared to pets. Both cats and dogs have been shown to develop cancers that we believe may be a result of ETS.
Capital Gazette Communications
added Feb 28, 2014 05:47
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Cigarette maker Lorillard bans animal testing

Cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. has banned animal testing following discussions with an animal rights group that has raised concerns over industry studies in which animals were forced to inhale cigarette smoke, eat tobacco and have cigarette tar painted on
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 25, 2014 14:17
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