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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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[Texas] Enjoy bug-free veggie gardens with tobacco plants

Tobacco plants attract bad bugs, keeping them from the rest of the garden. Quinn explained that the bugs are drawn to the nicotine, become addicted and will stay and not leave until death. Ugh, I thought, this is bad stuff. Perhaps the Surgeon General s
Hays County (TX) Free Press
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[UK] Type 2 diabetes drug could be used to treat nicotine withdrawal for people trying to quit smoking

A study on mice led by researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that metformin, a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, could block symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, especially cravings. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:50
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Substitutability of nicotine alone and an electronic cigarette liquid using a concurrent choice assay in rats: A behavioral economic analysis

The cross-price model reliably quantified the substitutability of both nicotine formulations and indicated that the direct CNS effects of non-nicotine constituents in EC liquid did not alter its abuse liability compared to Nic. These data highlight the s
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 03:43
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Effects of nicotine-containing and “nicotine-free” e-cigarette refill liquids on intracranial self-stimulation in rats

findings suggest that non-nicotine constituents in these EC liquids do not contribute to their reinforcement-enhancing effects. However, they may attenuate nicotine’s acute aversive/anhedonic and/or toxic effects, which may moderate the abuse liability an
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 03:36
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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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E-cigarette vapor may cause the same kinds of facial birth defects as smoking traditional cigarettes, study suggests

Exposure to e-cigarette vapor caused facial deformities in the developing babies of pregnant mice in a new study. Even doctors have touted vaping as a 'safer' alternative to smoking combustible tobacco cigarettes, but, as more research on the devices eme
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 25, 2018 01:07
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[India] The elephant who DID forget... that smoking's bad for you! Naughty Nellie appears to enjoy a smoke

The five-ton beast in southern India can be seen in a video clip picking up ash left behind by smouldering blocks of wood with her trunk and placing them in her mouth. She then closes her mouth before blowing out a puff of smoke, making it look like sh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:12
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[UK] PET WARNING: The damage smoking can cause your cats and dogs REVEALED

SMOKERS are being warned not to light up around their pets in a new campaign launched today to stop animals being harmed by cigarette fumes. A leading veterinary charity says passive smoking is just as dangerous for cats and dogs as people, yet many pets
Daily Express (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:17
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[UK-Scotland] National No Smoking Day: Devastating effects of lighting up around pets revealed

PET owners are being warned to stop lighting up around their pets - because the toxic fumes could harm or kill them. To coincide with National No Smoking Day on March 14, vet charity PDSA is urging owners to quit the bad habit for their pets’ sake.
Evening Times (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:02
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