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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

[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

[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

[Texas] PET TALK: Second-hand smoke can harm 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 Sci
Cullman (AL) Times
added Aug 21, 2013 14:46

[Asia] Smoking Turtle In China Is Hooked On 10 Cigarettes A Day PICTURES)

Your eyes do not deceive you - this is a turtle smoking a cigarette. The little nipper is hooked on 10 a day, pestering his owner, Tang, whenever he lights one up.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 3, 2013 13:49

[West Virginia] Campaign launches to help protect pets against second hand smoke

Community leaders in Mercer County are sending a message to the public that second hand smoking is killing your pets! Thursday the Southern Coalfields Tobacco Prevention Network announced their new campaign titled, "You smoke, I smoke."
WVNS-TV CBS 59 (Ghent, WV)
added Jun 7, 2013 12:08

[UK] Smoking baby billboard unveiled in Liverpool

The celebrity-backed animal rights group PETA has unveiled a billboard showing a BABY SMOKING A CIGAR for their latest campaign. Parents are in for a shock at the sight of a huge posters that bear the image to raise awareness of the risk of cancer throug
Click Liverpool (uk)
added Feb 3, 2013 02:56

[Texas] Studies show pets don't like secondhand smoke

Studies show the negative effects of secondhand smoke don't just influence humans. A study by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University noted a higher risk for lung and nasal cancer in dogs
KVII ProNews 7 (Amarillo, TX)
added Aug 31, 2012 13:10

E-cigarette vapor may cause the same kinds of facial birth defects as smoking traditional cigarettes, study suggests

Exposure to e-cigarette vapor caused facial deformities in the developing babies of pregnant mice in a new study. Even doctors have touted vaping as a 'safer' alternative to smoking combustible tobacco cigarettes, but, as more research on the devices eme
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 25, 2018 01:07

Third-hand smoke in furniture and clothes damages mouse organs

They then exposed caged mice to segments of these fabrics for up to six months, taking brain, liver and blood samples at various intervals. After one month, these mice experienced around a 50 per cent increase in inflammatory molecules in their blood an
New Scientist
added Sep 15, 2017 02:00
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