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[UK] Sniffer dog finds illicit cigarettes in Hyson Green shop

A hiding place had been created behind an opening discovered in an earlier raid, a court heard. But the specially trained dog was not foxed and immediately found the spot where £1,380 of dodgy cigarettes and tobacco were concealed during an operation by
Nottingham Post (uk)
added May 18, 2017 12:51
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VIDEO: When choosing flowers, bees go for their nicotine fix

Scientists tested if bees could be influenced to pollinate certain flowers because of chemicals the plants released.
USA Today
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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Nicotine enhances bees' activity

Nicotine-laced nectar can speed up a bumblebee's ability to learn flower colours, according to scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The researchers used artificial flowers in a tightly-monitored flight arena in the laboratory to mimic ho
EurekAlert
added May 16, 2017 15:03
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[UK] Hare spotted enjoying a cigarette break

What made it even weirder is that at the time, Michael, 45, was on his own ciggy break, so it looked like the hare was joining him. But in reality it was probably a bit of straw and not a roll-up, he said.
Metro Café (uk)
added May 11, 2017 19:50
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Experimental animal models for COPD: a methodological review [FREE FULL TEXT]

The present review provides various methods used for induction of animal models of COPD, different animals used (mainly mice, guinea pigs and rats) and measured parameters. The information provided in this review is valuable for choosing appropriate anim
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 3, 2017 22:33
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CURTIS: Hold the Tobacco Industry Responsible for Harming our Global Environment

responsibility for the serious, global environmental damage resulting from the production, use and disposal of tobacco products. It’s time for new regulations that hold the tobacco industry responsible for contaminating the environment, humans, and animal
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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Brussels Shines a Spotlight on the Value of Regional Art Fairs

Los Angeles artist Eric Yahnker. Collectively titled “Alternative Fiction,” the drawings include...a study of a white cat smoking a pipe, with the Magritte-inspired title, “This Is Not A Cat Smoking A Pipe.” The latter was one of two works that quickly so
New York Times
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26
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Animal research on nicotine reduction: Current evidence and research gaps

This review will provide policy makers and clinical researchers interested in nicotine reduction with an overview of the preclinical animal research conducted on nicotine reduction and the regulatory implications of that research. The review also highligh
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 4, 2017 21:09
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[Africa, South Africa] ‘Put the cigarette out near the baby please!’: Kind trucker who stops to give a baby elephant a drink on a scorching day is attacked for

A truck driver who stopped to give a baby elephant some water on a scorching day was condemned for smoking during the encounter. Footage uploaded on to Facebook by Chantelle En Rudi Beyleveld shows the truck driver squatting on a road behind his vehic
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:02
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[Virginia] Discarded smoking material caused apartment fire that displaced 21 people, killed one pet

12 apartments were left uninhabitable by the blaze, which displaced 20 adults and one child, along with a number of cats and dogs. One cat died in the fire.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 6, 2017 02:26
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