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[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
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#catmageddon: how smoking could make cat videos a thing of the past

#CATmageddon, a new ad from the truth® campaign, which will premiere during the 58th Annual Grammy Awards...The humorous ad carries a serious message: dogs and cats who live in a smoking household are twice as likely to get cancer.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 11, 2016 19:25
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[Cuba, Florida] Avian Artistry, With Smuggled Cigars

Flying Close to the Law: Duke Riley, a Brooklyn artist, trained 50 homing pigeons to fly from Havana, Cuba, to the Florida Keys carrying illicit cigars and cameras to record the journey.
New York Times
added Oct 17, 2013 17:00
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WANG: Pets dying for a smoke

As a toxicologist, I am deeply concerned about the public health consequences of new language in a draft guidance document from the Food and Drug Administration that recommends tobacco companies prove their health claims about modified- and low-risk tobac
Washington Times
added May 29, 2012 11:38
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Shocking portraits of the people - including a 14-year-old girl - who pay tens of thousands to bring down the beasts in Africa

Photographer David Chancellor spent seven years meeting people who travelled to Africa to hunt big beasts including lions and leopards, capturing them praying and smoking after they made the kill.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 7, 2015 20:15
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[Ireland] Smoking Big Cigars looks poised to stub out rivals

Smoking Big Cigars earns the nap selection to land the Meath Handicap Hurdle on this afternoon’s card at Navan. The Sandra Hughes-trained gelding made his seasonal debut at Fairyhouse in November, and was sent off favourite to land a competitive handicap
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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[California] Thirdhand smoke dangerous, UCR study finds

A first-of-its-kind study by UCR professor of cell biology Manuela Martins-Green indicates that exposure to thirdhand smoke may be harmful to humans. Previous studies have examined the effects of first- and secondhand smoke (FHS and SHS respectively), bu
The Highlander (University of California, Riverside)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:08
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The Blight of the Honey Bee

science of bee death is significantly more straightforward. There are two primary...culprits: the varroa mite...and pesticides themselves, especially a new class of “sublethal neonicotinoids,” which do not kill pests but turn them into cigarette fiends
New York Magazine
added Jun 21, 2015 17:01
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Desperate baboons feed on tobacco

With agricultural practice lacking concern for ecological balance, these Chocma monkeys are reaping revenge on farmers’ lack of regard for the environment as they have begun raiding tobacco fields in Hurungwe as they run out of food due to land clearing
Nehanda Radio (zw)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:56
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[New York] A Humane Revolution

IN 1903, New Yorkers executed an elephant on Coney Island, effectively torturing her to death. Accounts vary a bit, but it seems Topsy was a circus elephant who had been abused for years and then killed a man who had burned her on the trunk with a cigar
New York Times
added May 16, 2016 14:45
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