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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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[UK] It doesn't smell very tweet... but it's home: Three tiny chicks nest among cigarette ends in pub's ash bin

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2012 16:52
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[UK] If the boiling water doesn't get him the cigarettes will! Bizarre video shows crawfish hanging onto a can of beer and 'smoking'

Twitter user captures the video of the crazy crawfish on a Keystone beer can Crawfish lifts a cigarette over and over--looks like he's smoking it!
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 25, 2018 01:03
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[Arkansas] Four squirrel monkeys die during nicotine addiction study as experts slam FDA for 'taxpayer-funded torture'

The FDA issued a statement Friday saying the study was immediately put on hold in September when agency officials learned the four monkeys had died at the National Center for Toxicological Research, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. Three of the
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 01:43
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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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Third-Hand Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Can Still Damage Your Organs / It just gets worse over time.

Now we have reason to suspect that the residue left behind by the aerosols from cigarettes on clothing and furniture can continue to affect our health, making third-hand smoke a health risk we need to start paying attention to. You don't need us to tel
ScienceAlert (au)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:21
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Biomarkers of disease can be detected in mice as early as 4 weeks after initiation of exposure to third-hand smoke levels equivalent to those found in homes of smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, time-dependent THS exposure has a significant effect on health as early as 1 month after initiation of exposure and these alterations progressively worsen with time. Our studies are important because virtually nothing is known about the eff
Clinical Science
added Sep 15, 2017 02:04
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Teens Stop #CATmageddon; Enlist Pets to Send Their Message to Big Tobacco Campaign Viewers Twice as Likely to Search “Quit Smoking”

continues the conversation with teens with a simple task: snap a photo of a pet peeing and share the image online with the hashtag #PEEtition. The ultimate goal? Get Big Tobacco to admit that smoking kills pets, because while the teen smoking rate is down
PR Newswire
added Jun 30, 2016 16:17
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