chewing tobacco


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chewing tobacco

A form of smokeless tobacco sold as a shredded product, in contrast to dipping tobacco in which the tobacco leaves are ground.

Health effects
Oral cancer; often disfiguring due to heroic surgery.

chewing tobacco

Smokeless tobacco, see there.

smoke·less to·bac·co

(smōklĕs tŏ-bakō)
A form of the leaf of the plant meant to be chewed or otherwise ingested orally, rather than smoked.
Synonym(s): chewing tobacco.

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Sri Lanka Navy spokesman told Asian Tribune that flavoured chewing tobacco id considered as a type of cannabis and termed as an illegal chewing tobacco.
Health Ministry health education director Dr Amal Al Jowder said side-effects of chewing tobacco included stained teeth, bad breath, sores on the gums and in the mouth that were difficult to heal and other dental problems.
According to health experts chewing tobacco can prove more harmful than cigarettes because it often contains a number of unknown ingredients and presents an even bigger risk of mouth and threat cancer.
Historically, chewing tobacco was the most prevalent form of tobacco use in the United States until it was overtaken by cigarette smoking in the early 20th Century.
If you are caught with a dip can or chewing tobacco on you or in your mouth, you're fined a pretty hefty amount of money," Antonelli told BizofBaseball.
Nicotine Concentrations in Smokeless Tobacco Products and Cigarettes Sold in the United States Chewing tobacco * Dry snuff * Moist snuff * Cigarettes (mean range) (mean range) (mean range) High Nicotine 9.
A study by Johns Hopkins University researchers tracked more than 30 years of oral-cancer data from the National Cancer Institute and found that the rate of oral cancer caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), rather than lifestyle habits such as smoking or chewing tobacco, has risen steadily since 1973 and is now about even with the incidence rate for tobacco use.
In addition, the company has created a smokeless tobacco alternative named Blue Whale to appeal to the nation's 10 million smokeless tobacco users, a large percentage of whom are also concerned about the health risks of chewing tobacco.
But when you think of it, chewing tobacco is a natural plant.
Thankfully, her second album is just as feisty as the first, full of trailer-trash anthems about chewing tobacco with her man - ``Skoal Ring'' - and dirty dancing to Merle Haggard in ``Politically Uncorrect,'' which features Haggard.
Chewing tobacco raises blood pressure, heart rate, and plasma epinephrine, which may contribute to intravascular thrombosis and cardiac arrhythmias, reported Robert Wolk, M.
The scientists reported, however, that smoking or chewing tobacco does magnify the cancer risk of chewing on areca nuts, as does heavy drinking of alcohol.