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[North Carolina] NCVMA: Protecting Your Pet From Secondhand Smoke

Protecting Your Pet From Secondhand Smoke By the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Dec 11, 2012 20:27

[Indiana] Secondhand smoke: A silent killer for pets

Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12

[Belarus, Eastern Europe, UK] VIDEO: Illegal cigarettes: How sniffer dogs uncover illicit trade

A BBC investigation has tracked how hundreds of millions of cigarettes made in one factory in Eastern Europe are being smuggled into the UK and sold illegally across the country. Smugglers buy the packs in Belarus for as little as 40p each then transport
BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2016 02:34

by the numbers: pets and smoking

we’ve broken down the facts and figures on the impact of smoking on our furry loved ones. What happens to dogs and cats living in households where someone smokes? How many pet parents are smokers or live with them? And how can the truth about dogs, cats
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:08

[UK] 'Dangerous' e-cigarette nicotine capsule kills puppy

A puppy has died after chewing a nicotine capsule for an electronic cigarette. A vet in Cornwall worked through the night to save the 12-week-old terrier, but it died in the early hours.
BBC Online
added Feb 18, 2014 13:26

Pets affected by second-hand smoke too

There also have been numerous scientific papers that report the pronounced health threat secondhand smoke poses to pets. Some veterinarians have linked tobacco smoke to lung and nasal cancer in dogs, lung cancer in birds and oral cancer and lymphoma in ca
New Jersey Herald
added Sep 25, 2012 13:51

[California] Health Highlights: April 25, 2016: San Francisco Bans Smoking in Parks to Protect Animals

Citing a health threat to animals, smoking has been banned in 65 parks by the East Bay Regional Park District in the San Francisco area. The move is meant to help keep the air clean and keep beaches, bays and wild lands free of cigarette butts that can
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 25, 2016 21:31

[UK] This magpie smoking a cigarette has become something of a hero in Manchester

The bird was captured having a smoke in Manchester by 'WillMcHoebag,' who tweeted it on Wednesday with the caption: "Meanwhile in Manchester". Given the incredible nature of the image, the snap soon went viral. People had lots of banter to share.
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 15, 2016 13:21

[Maine] Air tank, smoking blamed in Old Town fire that killed 2

A couple and two pets died in a fire on Southgate Road on Saturday that was caused by careless smoking and an oxygen tank, state police said. Firefighters pulled Joseph Prekop, 67, and the family dog from the fire but could not resuscitate them. They dis
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 31, 2015 13:30

[UK] Cat killed in house fire started by exploding e-cigarette which 'shot out of a socket as it was charging and set fire to bed sheets'

A family has been left devastated after their cat was killed in a fire started by an e-cigarette which exploded while charging. It is the latest in a series of fatalities across the country caused by the devices, sparking calls for tighter safety measure
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2014 12:43
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