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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
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[UK] Type 2 diabetes drug could be used to treat nicotine withdrawal for people trying to quit smoking

A study on mice led by researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that metformin, a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, could block symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, especially cravings. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:50
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Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Might Cause Cancers, Mouse Study Suggests

seems to damage DNA in ways that may increase cancer risk, a new study in mice suggests. The damage was seen both to DNA and its ability to repair itself, making cells more likely to mutate and develop into cancer, said lead researcher Moon-shong Tang, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2018 03:22
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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Kirno the orangutan hooked on cigarettes after picking up lit butts thrown into his Indonesian enclosure

Guests are throwing pre-lit cigarette butts to the adult male known as Kirno then laughing as he smokes like a human. It is thought he learnt how to smoke by imitating zoo visitors. And it comes just two years after another of the zoo's orangutans, Tori,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:28
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[Colorado, Washington] American pets being poisoned by pot smoking owners

Cats and dogs in American states where marijuana can be bought legally are getting so stoned on their owners’ pot that pet poison hotlines are being swamped with distress calls. Most cases are accidents in which animals have drunk cannabis-laced water fr
Sunday World (ie)
added Jan 28, 2014 11:14
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[Russia] Smoking chimp undergoes rehabilitation

An out-of-work chimpanzee that was the mascot for a Moscow casino has undergone treatment for nicotine and alcohol dependence. John was the mascot of Space, of one of the largest casinos in Russia, until the practice was banned across the country in July
ninemsn (au)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:20
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