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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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[UK-Scotland] You smoke, they choke: don’t light up in front of pets

A campaign is urging smokers to stop lighting up around their pets – because the toxic fumes could kill or harm them. Second-hand smoke has been long been linked to potentially fatal diseases in humans, including lung cancer and heart disease. However,
Third Force News (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:00
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[UK-Wales] 'Ban smoking in cars when animals are present' says dog lover

A dog lover is calling for a ban on smoking in cars while animals are in the back. Megan Pleasant, 22, from Bangor, Gwynedd wants the ban on lighting up in vehicles when children are present extending to animals.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 14:48
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Thirdhand Smoke Found to Increase Lung Cancer Risk in Mice

Clinical Science, the researchers and their team have determined that early thirdhand smoke exposure is also associated with increased incidence and severity of lung cancer in mice. Field studies in the U.S. and China have confirmed that the presence of
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:23
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VIDEO: Orangutan Smoking Video Goes Viral, Indonesia Zoo Criticized

A video showing an orangutan smoking a cigarette at an Indonesian zoo went viral, sparking renewed criticism over alleged mistreatment of animals. The viral video was shot Sunday at Bandung Zoo, about 90 miles southeast of the capital, Jakarta.
IBT - International Business Times
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46
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[UK] No smoke without ire: Orangutan puffs on a cigarette thrown into its enclosure at a notorious zoo in Indonesia, renewing calls for the animal park to be closed

A video showing an orangutan smoking a cigarette in a zoo in Indonesia has prompted condemnation from animal rights activists. The clip shows Ozon the orangutan picking up a cigarette butt that was flicked into its zoo enclosure by a visitor and then pu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:20
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[UK] MANKTELOW: Vet’s opinion

Studies show that pets exposed to cigarette smoke are at a greater risk of respiratory problems such as asthma and chronic coughing. There are also potential links to certain types of cancer, such as lymphoma. The obvious way of reducing the risks to yo
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 16:27
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[UK] Illegal tobacco roadshow set to roll in to Basingstoke

BASINGSTOKE residents will be asked for their help in identifying sellers of illegal tobacco on Friday. A series of Hampshire County Council roadshows aim to raise awareness of the dangers of illegal tobacco and show how residents can help tackle the pr
Basingstroke Gazette (uk)
added Feb 18, 2018 18:11
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[Australia] HAUXWELL: Pesticide bans might give us a buzz, but they won’t necessarily save the bees

While there is clear evidence of harm to bees from the use of neonicotinoids and fipronil, particularly from drift during application, their role as the direct cause of colony collapse is not proven. And while they can be harmful, neonicotinoids are not
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:32
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[Minnesota] Golden retrievers take part in study to fight cancer

enrolled their dogs into a national study, Morris Animal Foundation's Golden Retriever Lifetime Study...the study is getting closer to learning more about the connection with the dogs and cancer....6 percent of study dogs are exposed to secondhand smoke
Brainerd (MN) Daily Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 13:38
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