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[Asia, India] Cigarette butts can be used to eliminate malaria-causing mosquitoes

latest issue of the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Besides nicotine -- a known poison -- CBs contain a mixture of toxic substances including heavy metals, Kadarkarai Murugan, lead author and Vice Chancellor of Thiruvalluvar Univer
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:26
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[Louisiana] Lawsuit: Move isolated, cigarette-smoking chimp from amusement park

An animal rights group is suing to get a chimpanzee named Candy out of an amusement park where, it says, she smokes cigarettes and is given soft drinks instead of water. Candy is isolated in an inadequate cage at the Baton Rouge park, and should be move
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Nov 19, 2015 18:17
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Warning to Milton Keynes pet owners as e-cigarette poisoning increases

The number of pet dogs being poisoned by e-cigarettes is significantly increasing according to White Cross Vets and figures from The Veterinary Poisons Information Service. Following the death of a puppy in Cornwall who bit into an e-cigarette refill, v
Milton Keynes Citizen (uk)
added Oct 2, 2014 12:25
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UK watchdog bans ad equating eating meat to smoking

Reacting to the ban, a Peta spokesman said: “We are befuddled by the ASA’s ruling . . . The link between meat consumption and the increased risk of heart disease and cancer has been repeatedly documented in studies and medical reports.”
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:23
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[West Virginia] 'You Smoke, I Smoke" campaign

The Southern Coalfields Tobacco Prevention Network released their new anti-smoking campaign today. 'You Smoke, I Smoke" takes a look at how your pets are affected by secondhand smoke. The campaign shows dogs and cats are very susceptible to disease cau
WVVA-TV NewsChannel Six (Bluefield, WV)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:50
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[UK] Passive smoking is not just bad for you, it can give your PETS cancer too

While the danger to humans of passive smoking is now well known, many pet owners do not realise the danger to their four legged friends, according to Val Mills, team leader of Buckinghamshire SmokeFree Support Service. She said: 'As a pet owner I know h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2013 16:25
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Bee Deaths From Colony Collapse Disorder On The Rise As Researchers Point To Pesticides

With as many as 40 or 50 percent of commercial U.S. bee hives lost to colony collapse disorder, according to the New York Times, scientists are eyeing a relatively new class of pesticides as a likely culprit. Neonicotinoids, which are chemically similar
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 4, 2013 13:43
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[UK] Dog helps uncover illegal tobacco in raids

A SNIFFER dog has been used to help to find tobacco with a street value of £6,535 in raids on shops in Chesterfield and Belper to tackle a rising number of illegal cigarette sales.
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Apr 1, 2013 08:42
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[Virginia] PETA billboard uses smoking baby to push Veganism

A new PETA billboard going up in Richmond equates eating meat to smoking in an effort to get more people to go vegan. The group announced the billboard Wednesday, which shows a toddler smoking a cigar next to the words "You Wouldn't Let Your Child Smoke
WWBT NBC12 (Richmond, VA)
added Jan 24, 2013 20:17
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[Mexico] City birds use cigarette butts to smoke out parasites

Lining nests with material from discarded cigarettes may help keep out parasitic mites.
Nature
added Dec 5, 2012 06:09
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