animal cruelty sources


FACT: The tobacco industry uses its revenues to test tobacco products on dogs, rabbits, mice and monkeys. In one study, monkeys were killed to examine the effect of nicotine on their brains.

SOURCE: Paddock, R.C. (2008, February 9). Smoking, and ire, at UCLA. Los Angeles Times.

FACT: The tobacco industry has conducted experiments on animals for decades. In some experiments, beagles we strapped down and fitted with facemasks, which forced them to inhale smoke from lit cigarettes.

SOURCE: Greenslade, R. (2012, May 20). Mary Beith, the journalist who broke the ‘smoking beagles’ story. The Guardian. Accessed 14 April, 2015.