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[UK] Keep pets away from e-cigarettes over poisoning fears, vets warn

Pet owners have been warned to keep animals away from e-cigarettes after a spike in the number of poisoning cases linked to the devices. Vets warned that reports of pets becoming ill after biting into e-cigarettes or refills have soared from 17 in 2013
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:06
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Smoking in the house can hurt your pets, too

UC Berkeley Wellness Letter. “Dogs with real short snouts will inhale more of those particulate particles into their lungs directly and they have a lot more lung cancer, if they come from homes where people smoke." Dogs and cat can also pick up particles
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added Aug 17, 2017 20:29
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[Australia] Ringwood East girl Molly, 8, starts push to get smoking banned from dog parks

A RINGWOOD East girl wants smokers banned from dog parks, fearing for the safety of her beloved pet pooch. Molly Shaw, 8, wrote a letter to the Leader worried about the impact smokers were having on dogs at her neighbourhood park. “I think smoking shou
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 17:09
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[Mexico] An experimental demonstration that house finches add cigarette butts in response to ectoparasites

the reason for this behaviour is unknown. One possibility is that birds extract the cellulose fibres from discarded butts simply because they resemble feathers. Alternatively, disassembled cigarette butts may be brought to the nests because they repel ect
Journal of Avian Biology
added Oct 2, 2017 13:35
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[Pennsylvania] Snapchat video shows alcohol being forced down throats of alligators

shows alcohol being forced down the throats of two small alligators. Another clip shows the reptile being picked up by its tail with a burning cigarette shoved in its mouth. .. We showed the video to the the director of law enforcement for the SPCA who ha
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:19
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[UK] RVC shares anti-smoking message with NHS

The RVC has reinforced its ongoing commitment to the concept of one health by hosting an NHS trust delegation to discuss the ill effects of smoking on the wider environment, including pets. Studies have found dogs living in homes with smokers have sign
Vet Times (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 05:14
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[UK] Vaping 101: Can you vape around your pets?

E-juices should clearly state that such products are to be kept away from children and pets. This is due to the fact that most products contain nicotine, which can be incredibly dangerous if consumed. While it’s common sense to keep your kids and pets
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:31
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[UK] Nicotine-based pesticides harm bees despite corporations' claims, major study finds amid calls for total ban

A major £2.7m study into a controversial type of nicotine-based pesticide has found it can cause harm to bees, prompting environmentalists and some scientists to call for an outright ban.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:08
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[Australia] Teen puffs pot smoke into kitten's face

Australia's RSPCA has been left outraged after video emerged of a teenager blowing a plume of marijuana smoke directly into a kitten's face. The video, originally posted on social media app Snapchat, shows a teenager in a black cap inhaling smoke from a
Newshub (nz)
added Jun 25, 2017 14:59
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Labuan smoking ban extended to Garden, Park

The smoke-free environment policy has been expanded to the Botanical Garden and Bird Park here, to protect non-smokers from second hand tobacco smoke. All forms of tobacco smoking, including cigarettes, cigars, water pipe tobacco smoking and electronic
Daily Express (my)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:25
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