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Secondhand (and Third-Hand) Smoke May Be Making Your Pet Sick

(FDA) veterinarian Carmela Stamper, D.V. M., the news is not good. “Smoking’s not only harmful to people; it’s harmful to pets, too,” Stamper says. “If 58 million non-smoking adults and children are exposed to tobacco smoke, imagine how many pets are ex
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 30, 2016 20:13
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FDA: Smoking exposure kills dogs, cats

The FDA has long warned that secondhand smoke can travel through the air and harm nearby people who breathe in the fumes. The agency is also concerned about thirdhand smoke, which leaves a residue that stains clothes, furniture, and carpets.
The Hill
added Nov 30, 2016 20:12
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[UK] Slug spotted with cigarette in east London

She saw the gastropod slouching along Church Hill Road, brandishing the fag with all the insouciance of a young Brando, almost certainly ignorant of the decades of research illustrating the carcinogenic effects of tobacco.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 7, 2016 20:28
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[Russia] Casino chimp dies young after aping gamblers’ vices ($$)

A captive chimpanzee that started smoking and drinking heavily after being pushed into a life of vice at a casino has died at the age of 24 in a Russian zoo. Keepers at Gelendzhik safari park on the Black Sea coast had to spend months weaning the chimp,
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:16
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[Russia] Roulette wheel-spinning chimp dies aged just 24 after becoming addicted to alcohol and cigarettes

John the Chimp dies of heart attack after being forced into vices at Russian casino.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:09
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Chimp dies aged 24 after being made to smoke and drink at casino in Russia

The chimp, named John, took up the bad habits after being offered whiskey and cigarettes by punters while he worked spinning roulette wheels at Kosmos casino in Moscow. In a bid to save the monkey’s life, John was transferred to Glendzhik safari park on
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:08
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[UK] Vets sought for passive smoking survey

Veterinary surgeons are being urged to complete a survey on the effects of passive smoking in pets and what they feel their role should be when it comes to tackling the issue. Prof Clare Knottenbelt’s survey aims to gauge UK veterinary surgeons’ attitud
Vet Times (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:16
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[Korea - North] North Korean zookeepers defend making chimp smoke cigarettes because she 'doesn't inhale'

North Korean officials have defended allowing a chimpanzee at a zoo in Pyongyang to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, saying the primate “does not inhale”. Azalea, also known in Korean as “Dallae”, came to international attention after her 20-a-day habi
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korea’s newest zoo attraction is a chimpanzee trained to smoke cigarettes

animals are not exempt from the negative effects of cigarettes simply by virtue of being nonhuman. Secondhand smoke is known to harm dogs and cats. Even fish can be hurt from errant cigarette stubs, as one San Diego State University study found that a sin
Washington Post
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] PETA Isn't Happy About That Smoking Chimp in North Korea

“How cruel to willfully addict a chimpanzee to tobacco for human amusement,” PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said in a statement released to TIME. “Gradually, zoos are learning that spectacles like chimpanzee tea parties, elephant rides and photo ops with
TIME Magazine
added Oct 19, 2016 20:36
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