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[UK] Pets at more risk from passive smoking than humans, find scientists

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have established a direct link between family pets living in a smoking environment. The study found cats are particularly at risk from second-hand smoke, potentially due to extensive self-grooming, and that dogs wh
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 29, 2015 23:13

A Warning to Pet Owners Who Use E-Cigarettes

nicotine is a dangerous poison for pets, and e-cigarettes and their associated paraphernalia often contain it in more concentrated levels than in traditional tobacco products. People use e-cigarettes to try to cut back on tobacco, but it is important to
added Jun 16, 2015 16:36

Cigarette company ignores 200K people asking them to stop testing on animals

Philip Morris recently came under fire after it was revealed that the company stuffed thousands of rats into tiny canisters and pumped tobacco smoke directly into their noses... According to a petition with nearly 200,000 signatures, "manufactu (National)
added May 19, 2015 08:45

Secondhand Smoke as Harmful to Pets as People

Secondhand smoke can cause lung and nasal cancer in dogs, malignant lymphoma in cats and allergy and respiratory problems in both animals, according to studies done at Tufts University's School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, Colorado State Unive
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 9, 2014 12:05

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

[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke and Your Pet

"There are studies that show that dogs exposed to large amounts of second-hand smoke have significant changes to their lung tissue over time," said Heather Wilson-Robles, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sc
Florence (AL) Courier Journal
added Jul 16, 2013 18:05

Pesticide Lobby Spends Millions To Defend Chemicals Tied To Bee Deaths

Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 4, 2013 13:30

[UK] Dogs sniff out fake cigarettes

SNIFFER dogs have been brought in to tackle counterfeit cigarettes in Notts. . . . The dogs discovered fake cigarettes hidden inside two vacuum cleaners at a shop during raids by Notts Trading Standards and HM Revenue and Customs this week.
This is Nottingham (Nottingham Evening Post) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2012 14:09

[Romania] National Customers Authority has eight new tobacco sniffer dogs

Eight sniffer dogs, recently trained at the Giurgiu Training Center in a program meant to help combat the smuggling of tobacco products, are now working for the National Customs Authority.
Business Review (ro)
added Jul 31, 2012 12:54

PETA to FDA: Don't Let More Animals Suffer and Die for Tobacco Products

Agency Poised to Finalize Its Guidance to Companies on Tobacco Testing
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
added Jun 8, 2012 17:19
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