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[UK] Second-hand smoke linked to pet deaths and illnesses, experts say

Family pets are equally, if not more, at risk of being affected by passive smoking as humans, research suggests. Animals inhale more smoke and - because of their grooming routines - also digest nicotine when licking their fur, a study by Glasgow Universit
BBC Online
added Oct 30, 2017 14:45
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Some birds use discarded cigarettes to fumigate their nests

Based upon these findings, Dr Suárez-Rodríguez and Dr Macías Garcia argue that their finches are indeed collecting cigarette butts deliberately, to keep ticks at bay and improve the survival of their young.
The Economist
added Sep 30, 2017 01:50
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Thirdhand Smoke Exposure Effects On Liver And Brain Found To Worsen Over Time

Using a system in which the exposure of mice to THS mimics that of human exposure in the homes of smokers, the researchers investigated the effects of THS exposure on biological molecular markers – or “biomarkers” – found in serum, and in liver and brain
ScienceBlog
added Sep 17, 2017 20:16
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Third-hand smoke exposure cripples your liver and brain: Inhaling tobacco from hair, clothes or furniture affects your metabolism and mannerisms, study finds

Third-hand smoke exposure can cripple your brain and liver, affecting your mannerisms, increasing your risk of neurodegenerative diseases, and ruining your metabolism. That is according to a study by researchers at the University of California, Riversid
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:03
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BAT and PMI share award

Scientists at Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco have received an award from the PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) International Science Consortium. The award is in recognition of their contributions to the Adverse
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 22, 2017 19:44
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Smokers Unleash Harms on Their Pets

"If 58 million non-smoking adults and children are exposed to tobacco smoke, imagine how many pets are exposed at the same time," said Dr. Carmela Stamper, who's with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Pets are also at risk from cigarette smoke resi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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[Ireland] Irish vet on the damage that second-hand smoke has on your pet: ‘The smoker’s dog's lung tissue was nearly all black’

Wicklow veterinarian Dr Alan Rossiter said an exposure to second-hand smoking and the residual chemicals left behind by cigarette smoke can increase a pet’s risk of developing cancer, lung disease, heart disease and a host of other respiratory problems.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 7, 2016 01:19
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FDA: Smoking exposure kills dogs, cats

The FDA has long warned that secondhand smoke can travel through the air and harm nearby people who breathe in the fumes. The agency is also concerned about thirdhand smoke, which leaves a residue that stains clothes, furniture, and carpets.
The Hill
added Nov 30, 2016 20:12
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[Minnesota] U study: Nicotine-based insecticides inhibit bee reproduction

Queen bees exposed to nicotine-based insecticides become less active and lay fewer eggs, a University of Minnesota study released Friday shows. It's an important finding in the growing understanding of why bee populations are in decline, and it comes as
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Aug 30, 2016 02:15
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Picture Paw-fect: How The Internet’s Best Animal Memes Are Reducing Secondhand Smoke

DoSomething.org and truth created the Four-Legged Finishers campaign, which gave our furry friends a voice in the movement to FINISH smoking for good. Over 63,228 DoSomething.org members signed up to submit hilarious animal pics with captions about how ci
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 2, 2016 14:39
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