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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
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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
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[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
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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
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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
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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
Care2.com
added Jun 16, 2015 16:36
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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 Change.org petition with nearly 200,000 signatures, "manufactu
Examiner.com (National)
added May 19, 2015 08:45
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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
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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
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[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
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