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[UK] Dog sniffs out more than 480 illegal tobacco goods in Bedfordshire during crackdown

MORE than 480 illegal tobacco products have been discovered in Bedfordshire by a sniffer dog during a recent police and council operation. Central Bedfordshire Council targeted five shops across Dunstable, Houghton Regis and Biggleswade suspected of sel
Luton & Dunstable Express (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:02

[Louisiana] Lawsuit: Amusement park gives isolated chimp cigarettes, soft drinks

An animal rights group is suing to get a chimpanzee named Candy out of an amusement park where, it says, she smokes cigarettes and is given soft drinks instead of water.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2015 19:36

[Louisiana] Lawsuit: Move isolated, cigarette-smoking chimp from amusement park

An animal rights group is suing to get a chimpanzee named Candy out of an amusement park where, it says, she smokes cigarettes and is given soft drinks instead of water. Candy is isolated in an inadequate cage at the Baton Rouge park, and should be move
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 19, 2015 18:17

[Louisiana] Baton Rouge amusement park is accused of letting it's 50-year-old chimpanzee SMOKE cigarettes and drink soda

Candy the chimp is believed to be around 50 years old and has lived with the owners of the Dixie Landin amusement park in Baton Rouge for 40 years. An animal rights group is now suing the park's owners, claiming that in addition to smoking and drinking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2015 22:27

The Reinforcing Effects of Nicotine in Humans and Nonhuman Primates: A Review of Intravenous Self-Administration Evidence and Future Directions for Research [FREE FULL TEXT]

Further research using nonhuman primates examining the threshold reinforcing doses of IV nicotine that are required to initiate and maintain self-administration...will inform the FDA in its mission to promote public health through the regulation of tobacc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 12, 2015 12:05

[UK] Warning over second hand smoke dangers

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service have joined forces with Camquit for the Smokefree Homes and Cars campaign. This week the campaign saw leaflets distributed to every Fenland primary school pupil to take home for parents to learn about protecting ch
Peterboroughnow (Evening Telegraph) (uk)
added Sep 26, 2015 23:27

[Europe, UK] Giant palm-sized moths are invading Britain – attracted by cigarettes and alcohol

from the continent which are being carried over on warm winds - and attracted by tobacco and alcohol. Moth-lovers are hoping to catch the massive Convolvulus Hawk-moth using ornamental tobacco plants planted earlier this year, and wine soaked ropes.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 13:45

[Maine] Air tank, smoking blamed in Old Town fire that killed 2

A couple and two pets died in a fire on Southgate Road on Saturday that was caused by careless smoking and an oxygen tank, state police said. Firefighters pulled Joseph Prekop, 67, and the family dog from the fire but could not resuscitate them. They dis
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 31, 2015 13:30

[Asia, China] Cruel tourists laugh and cheer as a depressed chimp smokes a CIGARETTE like a human in a Chinese zoo

A chimpanzee at a zoo in China has been filmed lighting up a cigarette and smoking like it's completely normal. The shocking incident was captured by a tourist at the Tianshan wild animal zoo, in Xinjiang, north-western China, while onlookers laughed. Cau
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:02

[UK] Video: Illegal tobacco sniffer dog finds £8k of counterfeit goods hidden in ceiling of Rugby shop after tip off

An illegal tobacco sniffer dog found £8,000 worth of counterfeit goods hidden in a ceiling tile in a Rugby shop. Scamp the sniffer dog was taking part in a community demonstration with his handler and Warwickshire Trading Standards Officers today (Thurs
Rugby Advertiser(uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:23
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