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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The two major forms of smokeless tobacco--chewing tobacco (e.g., Redman, Levi Garrett, Beachnut) and dipping tobacco, also referred to as dipping snuff (e.g., Skoal, Skoal Bandits, Copenhagen)--pose major health risks, especially for their most frequent users, teenage males and young adult males.
He discovered a third-grade student, nine years old, with a tin of Hawken ruff cut Wintergreen dipping tobacco. The child said he had been buying it at the Clark gasoline station in front of his school bus stop.
Dried tobacco leaves are majorly used for smoking in cigarettes, cigars, pipes and shisha; and as chewing tobacco, snuff, snus and dipping tobacco.
Effects of smokeless dipping tobacco (Naswar) consumption on antioxidant enzymes and lipid profile in its users.
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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.
Abu Dhabi Two shops illegally trading in banned substances 'paan' (betel leaves) and 'neswar' (dipping tobacco) were recently raided by the Abu Dhabi Municipality, a top official said yesterday.