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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Regarding the cost performance, due to chewing tobacco, chemical smoking and flue-cured tobacco being listed as special tobacco it is levied a medium tax and therefore relatively not affordable; but nicotine tablets, nicotine gum and electronic cigarettes are special nicotine products, and are therefore relatively affordable due to low taxation.
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Otto said the Legislature erred in 2009 when it taxed chewing tobacco at the higher rate because the tax was higher than the wholesale cost of the product.
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The source said the situation in Bahrain was better than it was a few years ago when chewing tobacco sachets were openly sold in the market.
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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.