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[Korea - North] North Korean zookeepers defend making chimp smoke cigarettes because she 'doesn't inhale'

North Korean officials have defended allowing a chimpanzee at a zoo in Pyongyang to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, saying the primate “does not inhale”. Azalea, also known in Korean as “Dallae”, came to international attention after her 20-a-day habi
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16

[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korea’s newest zoo attraction is a chimpanzee trained to smoke cigarettes

animals are not exempt from the negative effects of cigarettes simply by virtue of being nonhuman. Secondhand smoke is known to harm dogs and cats. Even fish can be hurt from errant cigarette stubs, as one San Diego State University study found that a sin
Washington Post
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16

[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] PETA Isn't Happy About That Smoking Chimp in North Korea

“How cruel to willfully addict a chimpanzee to tobacco for human amusement,” PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said in a statement released to TIME. “Gradually, zoos are learning that spectacles like chimpanzee tea parties, elephant rides and photo ops with
TIME Magazine
added Oct 19, 2016 20:36

[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Planet of the vapes: Chain-smoking chimp puffs away on cigarettes - and even knows how to use a lighter - at North Korean zoo where she has developed a 20-a-day habit

The 19-year-old chimpanzee has taught herself to use a lighter to fuel her pack-a-day smoking habit Even if there is no lighter, the chimp has picked up on how to light her smokes with discarded cigarettes Zoo officials insist the chimp, who also goes by
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2016 18:09
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[Pennsylvania] Infrequently Asked Questions: Is secondhand smoke bad for my pet?

difficult to find sources for the type of funding that would be needed for a very large study. We certainly do it, but it is certainly more challenging. Particularly, it’s a little easier for dogs because there has been a lot more evidence to show that a
added Oct 19, 2016 15:58
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[UK] Dog saves sleeping man from Wirral e-cigarette house fire

Rescue Service said the e-cigarette had ignited while charging at the home in Norwich Drive. A spokesman said the man had been lucky to survive, adding that e-cigarettes should never be left unattended.
BBC Online
added Oct 18, 2016 19:00

Be Smoke-free and Help Your Pets Live Longer, Healthier Lives

What can smoking do to my dog? What can smoking do to my cat? What can smoking do to my pet bird? What can smoking do to my guinea pig? What can smoking do to my pet fish? Nicotine Poisoning and Pets
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27

[Minnesota] U study: Nicotine-based insecticides inhibit bee reproduction

Queen bees exposed to nicotine-based insecticides become less active and lay fewer eggs, a University of Minnesota study released Friday shows. It's an important finding in the growing understanding of why bee populations are in decline, and it comes as
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Aug 30, 2016 02:15

[North Carolina] A Guilford tobacco farm could save sharks and that's no fish story

A Cornelius-based company is working with Guilford County tobacco farmer Pat Short to make a chemical that is currently taken from deep-water sharks in the Pacific. The chemical works in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and other uses. If the company succeeds,
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Aug 1, 2016 21:45

Insecticide Can Cut Bee Sperm by Nearly 40 Percent, Study Finds

The study, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the leading biological research journal of the Royal Society, found that thiamethoxam and clothianidin, two chemicals from the neonicotinoid family of insecticides, reduce living sperm in male h
New York Times
added Jul 28, 2016 13:41
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