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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

[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

Teens Stop #CATmageddon; Enlist Pets to Send Their Message to Big Tobacco Campaign Viewers Twice as Likely to Search “Quit Smoking”

continues the conversation with teens with a simple task: snap a photo of a pet peeing and share the image online with the hashtag #PEEtition. The ultimate goal? Get Big Tobacco to admit that smoking kills pets, because while the teen smoking rate is down
PR Newswire
added Jun 30, 2016 16:17

[Florida] PAWS to become smoke-free shelter

Starting next month, smoke in the air will be prohibited at the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) in Fort Walton Beach
Northwest Florida News
added Jun 29, 2016 00:29

[UK] 'It could happen to a child' Devastated Brit's warning as e-cig kills dog

Miffany Haynes says her dog Leonardo got ill after chewing on a discarded e-cigarette a friend had left under her sofa. She realised he had sunk his teeth into it after he collapsed in her back garden and she rushed him to the vets.
Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:29

[UK] 'E-cigarettes killed my dog': Pet owner claims her beloved Staffordshire bull terrier died after CHEWING a discarded vaporiser

Haynes watched her Staffordshire Bull terrier Leonardo collapse after ingesting the dangerous toxins in the e-cigarette, used by millions of Britons to ease themselves into giving up smoking. Leonardo was taken to the vet but after eight months of treatm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 26, 2016 20:19
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