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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Planet of the vapes: Chain-smoking chimp puffs away on cigarettes - and even knows how to use a lighter - at North Korean zoo where she has developed a 20-a-day habit

The 19-year-old chimpanzee has taught herself to use a lighter to fuel her pack-a-day smoking habit Even if there is no lighter, the chimp has picked up on how to light her smokes with discarded cigarettes Zoo officials insist the chimp, who also goes by
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2016 18:09
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[Pennsylvania] Infrequently Asked Questions: Is secondhand smoke bad for my pet?

difficult to find sources for the type of funding that would be needed for a very large study. We certainly do it, but it is certainly more challenging. Particularly, it’s a little easier for dogs because there has been a lot more evidence to show that a
added Oct 19, 2016 15:58
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[UK] Dog saves sleeping man from Wirral e-cigarette house fire

Rescue Service said the e-cigarette had ignited while charging at the home in Norwich Drive. A spokesman said the man had been lucky to survive, adding that e-cigarettes should never be left unattended.
BBC Online
added Oct 18, 2016 19:00

Be Smoke-free and Help Your Pets Live Longer, Healthier Lives

What can smoking do to my dog? What can smoking do to my cat? What can smoking do to my pet bird? What can smoking do to my guinea pig? What can smoking do to my pet fish? Nicotine Poisoning and Pets
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27

[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

[North Carolina] A Guilford tobacco farm could save sharks and that's no fish story

A Cornelius-based company is working with Guilford County tobacco farmer Pat Short to make a chemical that is currently taken from deep-water sharks in the Pacific. The chemical works in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and other uses. If the company succeeds,
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Aug 1, 2016 21:45

Insecticide Can Cut Bee Sperm by Nearly 40 Percent, Study Finds

The study, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the leading biological research journal of the Royal Society, found that thiamethoxam and clothianidin, two chemicals from the neonicotinoid family of insecticides, reduce living sperm in male h
New York Times
added Jul 28, 2016 13:41

[UK] Dogs sniff out thousands of illegal cigarettes in raid

Raids were carried out on Monday in a joint operation involving North Tyneside Council’s Trading Standards team and Northumbria Police using two specialist sniffer dogs. The crime-busting canines, Yo-Yo and Scamp, are trained to sniff out tobacco which
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 12:57

Testing on Animals Is Shameful, Says Tobacco Industry Insider

Countless animals will suffer and die now that newer tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes, will be required to have Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in order to enter or remain on the market—and one tobacco industry insider isn’t pleased one
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
added Jul 20, 2016 19:50

teens stopped #catmageddon and can now enlist pets to send their message to big tobacco

“#CATmageddon was our most viewed ad campaign ever,“ said Robin Koval...“We’ve released this latest ad to celebrate our progress while also encouraging teens and their pets to raise their paws—and legs—as a continued commitment to ending smoking for good
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 7, 2016 14:15
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