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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Gallup previously asked about frequency of use of four of the six products in 1996 -- cigarettes, pipes, cigars and chewing tobacco. Of the four, cigarettes are the only product that have shown a change in usage, with the percentage of regular users eight points lower this year than in 1996.
Chewing tobacco (Pan) is composed of piper betel leaf filled with sliced areca nut, slaked lime, catechu and Tobacco.
When someone wants to quit their non-traditional tobacco use (smoking or chewing tobacco), these three things need to be addressed:
Schilling said he believes the squamous cell carcinoma (mouth cancer) he has been treated for is a direct result of about three decades using chewing tobacco. The cancer is in remission, but in audio clips of the interview posted on the WEEI website, Mr.
They discovered rolling tobacco hidden behind a false wall, banned chewing tobacco and hundreds of illegal cigarettes were buried at the bottom of innocent looking food boxes, and even under meat stored in a butcher's counter.
Banned chewing tobacco imported from Bangladesh and hundreds of illegal cigarettes were also found buried at the bottom of innocent looking food boxes and under meat stored in a butcher's counter.
Around 25,000 counterfeit and duty free cigarettes and 3kg of illegal chewing tobacco were confiscated in a number of raids.
The Kalamazoo Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/lnLrvZ6) the ban would include chewing tobacco, as well as cigarettes, pipes, cigars and other smoking products.
Considering the increase in the average speed of packing machines, the Government has revised the capacity of production and consequently increased the duty applicable to pan masala and tobacco products including gutka, chewing tobacco, unmanufactured tobacco and filter khaini packed in pouches with the aid of packaging machines etc.
[UKPRwire, Wed Jul 10 2013] Chewing tobacco and snuff have never been popular in Japan.
They also rejected the ban on slim cigarettes and decided to authorise characterising flavours for chewing tobacco products, contrary to the Commission's recommendation.