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What makes swallowing chewing tobacco make someone sick?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Do not eat: Tobacco leaves are not for human consumption. Same goes for so many other things, all of which will give you gastrointestinal distress if you eat them.

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Last updated Apr 27, 2013

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