dipping tobacco

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dipping tobacco

A form of smokeless tobacco which is sold as a ground product, in contrast to chewing tobacco in which the tobacco leaves are shredded. The use of dipping tobacco is called dipping, or packing a lip.

Health effects
Cancer; adverse cardiovascular effects are possible, but unproven; addiction.
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Swedish Match's product areas are Snus and moist snuff, Other tobacco products (cigars and chewing tobacco), Lights (matches, lighters and complementary products), and Other operations.
Moist snuff is taxed at 90% of the wholesale price or at least $2.
On the heels of its line of Stoker's moist snuff tubs, National Tobacco launched Stoker's moist snuff cans which are designed to provide consumers with the satisfying, long-lasting flavor Stoker's fans value in the convenience of a durable can.
The smokeless tobacco market in Sweden is overwhelmingly dominated by snus, Swedish-style moist snuff, although there is also a small chewing tobacco niche.
Dry snuff is usually sniffed or swallowed, whereas moist snuff is placed between the gum and the lips or cheek where it is slowly dissolved and absorbed.
based National Tobacco is a marketer and manufacturer of tobacco products in the cigar, cigar wraps, moist snuff, loose leaf, MYO cigarettes and pipe tobacco categories.
US-style moist snuff arose from the Swedish-style snus product brought over by Swedish settlers during the 19th Century, and is now the most common form of smokeless tobacco in the US.
Digging deeper into OTP, Teller explained that moist snuff tobacco is driving the majority of the growth.
The company's brands include General snus, Longhorn moist snuff, Red Man chewing tobacco, White Owl cigars, Cricket lighters and Fiat Lux matches.
The annual mortality rate among long-term dry snuff users is 12 deaths per 100,000 and the rate among users of more popular snus, moist snuff and chewing tobacco is much lower.
Fire-cured tobacco grown in Kentucky and Tennessee are used in some chewing tobaccos, moist snuff, some cigarettes, and as a condiment in pipe tobacco blends.
One familiar alternative is smokeless tobacco, which is sold as chewing tobacco or moist snuff (including tiny teabag-like sachets known as snus).