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[UK] MI5 tested Churchill's beloved cigars on MICE to make sure they hadn't been poisoned by Nazi spies

The Prime Minister, famous for his smoking habit, often received cigars from well-wishers while he was fighting the war. This meant it would be 'too easy' for a cigar to be coated in cyanide or another toxic substance, security services believed.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 20:43
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[France] Latest Attraction at French Theme Park: Crows That Pick Up Trash

“We want to educate people not to throw their garbage on the ground,”..,.especially true of smokers who casually flick lit cigarettes and extinguish them with the tips of their shoes...device called “The Crowbar” to teach crows to pick up half-smoked cig
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2018 14:57
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[UK] Roadshow will provide information about illegal cigarettes and tobacco

The visit is part of a roadshow, also visiting King’s Lynn, Great Yarmouth and Norwich, and will help people find out more about illegal cigarettes and tobacco and the hazards they pose. People will also be able to meet Yoyo the tobacco sniffer dog who
Thetford and BrandonTimes (uk)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:11
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E-Cigarettes, Nicotine Patch During Pregnancy May Hike SIDS Risk

Using any form of nicotine during pregnancy or while nursing may raise a baby's risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new animal research suggests. The findings indicate that nicotine patches or electronic cigarettes may not be a safe alternativ
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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AHA: Vaping Tied to Blood Clots -- in Mice

mice were exposed to two daily sessions of vapor from a top-selling brand of e-cigarette liquid over five days. A second group of mice used as a control was exposed only to clean air. The study found that the platelets in mice exposed to e-cigarette vapo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2018 00:48
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[UK] Dog detective sniff out illegal tobacco haul

Cheshire West and Chester Council's Trading Standards officers enlisted the help of tobacco detection dogs Willow and Ted during recent operations in Northwich and Chester. The dogs, provided by Wagtail UK Ltd, helped detect concealed stashes of tobacco
Northwich Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:37
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[Australia] Another tragic scene from our filthy planet: Underwater footage shows fish attempting to EAT a filthy cigarette butt carelessly dropped in the ocean near Melbourne

The cigarette butt is captured descending towards the ocean floor as fish swim around it in eager interest. They swim towards the toxic butt and attempt to latch onto it, bouncing around the coral. The footage was filmed by a freediver, Jules, who sha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[China] Chain-smoking chimpanzee Jiaku puffs away in a Chinese zoo after getting addicted to cigarettes for 16 years

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:13
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[Asia, Israel] NO SMOKING DAY: SAVE YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR PETS

If you smoke and don’t care about your own health, at least think about the well-being of your family and even your pet dog or cat, says the Israel Cancer Association (ICA) for World No Smoking Day, marked worldwide on May 31. Every day, 22 Israelis and
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2018 14:29
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A GIF Guide to How Smoking Is Putting Your Pet's Life in Danger

Animals don’t like cigarettes! So before you pick up a pack, familiarize yourself with the ways in which your addiction is putting your pet’s health at risk. When they're not healthy, you're not happy. Oh, and bet on those mounting vet bills putting a hug
Complex
added May 21, 2018 18:45
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