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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Participants were categorized according to use of combustible, which includes cigarettes, cigars, water pipe, pipes, blunts (marijuana-containing cigars), smokeless, which includes moist snuff, chewing tobacco and snus, e-cigarettes and nicotine replacement products.
Swedish Match develops, manufactures, and sells quality products with market-leading brands in the product segments Snus and moist snuff, other tobacco products, and lights.
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.
([dagger]) Six tobacco product types were assessed: cigarettes, cigars (including regular cigars, cigarillos, or little filtered cigars), regular pipes, water pipes, e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco products (including moist snuff, dip, spit, chew tobacco, snus, or dissolvable tobacco).
Moist snuff is taxed at 90% of the wholesale price or at least $2.83 per container, while other tobacco products are taxed at 90% of the wholesale price.
(2), in a population-based cross-sectional study, including 3,128 men, aged 35 to 56 years, indicated that heavy use (3 or more boxes per week) of moist snuff was associated with a higher prevalence of T2D (Odds ratio [OR] 2.7, 95% confidence intervals[CI] 1.3-5.5).
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.
Dry snuff is available in powder form and is inhaled through the nose, whereas moist snuff is typically available in teabag-like pouches that are placed between the cheek and gum (American Cancer Society, 2015).
* The smokeless tobacco market in Sweden is overwhelmingly dominated by snus, Swedish-style moist snuff, although there is also a small chewing tobacco niche.
Snuff is non-chewable smokeless tobacco but it is lesion producing tobacco and cause severe localized gingival recession due to its typical style of use, similarly according to one another study population sample of adolescents, the use of smokeless tobacco (moist snuff) was not associated with the presence of periodontal disease except for a significantly high prevalence of gingival recessions.12,18
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.
Smokeless tobacco products, including "moist snuff," e-cigarettes and snus, will still be allowed.