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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Adolescent use of chewing and dipping tobacco may prove just as difficult a problem to solve as teen smoking unless adult leaders take a proactive role in dispelling prevailing myths about its use, provide factual information wherever and whenever appropriate, and most importantly, acknowledge the serious health problem it has become.
While they did not directly confront any of the players before Wednesday night's Seattle Mariners-Kansas City Royals game at the Kingdome, they did hold several news conferences to draw attention to the link between cancer and the use of chewing and dipping tobacco products, which they call spit tobacco.
He discovered a third-grade student, nine years old, with a tin of Hawken ruff cut Wintergreen dipping tobacco.
Dubai Officials at the Environment Emergency Office at Dubai Municipality seized 240 bottles of beer, 87 whisky cartons and 900 packets of EoACAynaswar', a kind of dipping tobacco, during crackdowns in different areas.