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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. See Smokeless tobacco.
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Other celebrities Piers chews the fat with in this series are actress Britt Ekland, Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli, breakfast TV's Lorraine Kelly and ice skating icons Torvill and Dean.
Gorgeous Geordie lass Cheryl Cole (right) chews the fat with Alan and plugs her new tell-all book, Cheryl: My Story.