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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Millions and millions of teens and adolescents watch these stars not only hit home runs, but dip tobacco.
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5 percent of high school students reported in 2005 using chew, snuff or dip tobacco.