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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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Free flights on the company plane

When Ross Johnson was chief executive of RJR Nabisco, the tobacco-to-biscuits conglomerate, in the 1980s, he sent Rocco, his pet dog, on a 2,000-mile flight aboard the company jet. According to the story, made famous in Barbarians at the Gate, a book ab
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 07:40
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new ad lets the dogs out in push to end tobacco use

“treat our best friends like real best friends,” and builds on the message behind the #CATmageddon ad that premiered during the 2016 Grammy Awards broadcast and has already been viewed more than 33 million times. The new ad, called “#FinishIT”, makes cl
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 25, 2016 21:02
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[Africa, South Africa] Is this giraffe puffing on a cigarette or it all just smoke and mirrors?

The giraffe, snapped in the Mkhuze Game Reserve, South Africa, was in fact chewing an animal bone to extract minerals - but ended up looking like it'd gone for a puff. And thanks to rolling it around in its rubbery lips, the animal ended up pulling some
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:41
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Beekeeper, Farmers, and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA over Failed Oversight of Neonicotinoid-coated Seeds

filed a lawsuit today challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) inadequate regulation of the neonicotinoid insecticide seed coatings used on dozens of crops. EPA has allowed millions of pounds of coated seeds to be planted annually on more t
Center for Food Safety
added Jan 7, 2016 02:04
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