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FDA: Smoking exposure kills dogs, cats

The FDA has long warned that secondhand smoke can travel through the air and harm nearby people who breathe in the fumes. The agency is also concerned about thirdhand smoke, which leaves a residue that stains clothes, furniture, and carpets.
The Hill
added Nov 30, 2016 20:12

[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

Picture Paw-fect: How The Internet’s Best Animal Memes Are Reducing Secondhand Smoke and truth created the Four-Legged Finishers campaign, which gave our furry friends a voice in the movement to FINISH smoking for good. Over 63,228 members signed up to submit hilarious animal pics with captions about how ci
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 2, 2016 14:39

Free flights on the company plane

When Ross Johnson was chief executive of RJR Nabisco, the tobacco-to-biscuits conglomerate, in the 1980s, he sent Rocco, his pet dog, on a 2,000-mile flight aboard the company jet. According to the story, made famous in Barbarians at the Gate, a book ab
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 07:40

new ad lets the dogs out in push to end tobacco use

“treat our best friends like real best friends,” and builds on the message behind the #CATmageddon ad that premiered during the 2016 Grammy Awards broadcast and has already been viewed more than 33 million times. The new ad, called “#FinishIT”, makes cl
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 25, 2016 21:02

[Africa, South Africa] Is this giraffe puffing on a cigarette or it all just smoke and mirrors?

The giraffe, snapped in the Mkhuze Game Reserve, South Africa, was in fact chewing an animal bone to extract minerals - but ended up looking like it'd gone for a puff. And thanks to rolling it around in its rubbery lips, the animal ended up pulling some
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:41

Beekeeper, Farmers, and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA over Failed Oversight of Neonicotinoid-coated Seeds

filed a lawsuit today challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) inadequate regulation of the neonicotinoid insecticide seed coatings used on dozens of crops. EPA has allowed millions of pounds of coated seeds to be planted annually on more t
Center for Food Safety
added Jan 7, 2016 02:04

[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
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