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Snuff (Overview)

Snuff is chewing tobacco. Although not smoked, chewing tobacco has negative health effects, such as being associated with the development of mouth cancers.


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Can I chew snuff once or twice a month?

Can I chew snuff once or twice a month?

Snuff: Recent study from sweded showed that snuff can increase the risk of non-ischemic heart failure by increasing blood pressure & heart rate. ...Read more

Snuff (Overview)

Snuff is chewing tobacco. Although not smoked, chewing tobacco has negative health effects, such as being associated with the development of mouth cancers.


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Is Dr. Brad Rodu's research on snuff reliable?

Is Dr. Brad Rodu's research on snuff reliable?

Snuff: Is there a good reason you don't trust Dr. Rodu? Remember, this is research and you do not need to participate. ...Read more

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Is smokey mountain non tabacco snuff bad for you?

Is smokey mountain non tabacco snuff bad for you?

Would avoid: Although probably better than the tobacco containing snuff, it still is not the healthiest choice for you and your teeth and gums. ...Read more

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Do I lose weight if im snusing/snuffing?

Do I lose weight if im snusing/snuffing?

Maybe: Maybe you will but you're still at risk for oral, laryngeal, and esophageal cancers which if you get cancer will definitely help with the weight loss. ...Read more

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Do you lose weight if you are snusing/snuffing?

Do you  lose weight if you are snusing/snuffing?

Not particularly: Nicotine does have some appetite suppressant effects, but it is not a weight loss product. People who become dependent on it do have a problem with eating more and gaining weight when they try to stop. It is not healthy and is associated with mouth, tongue and throat cancer. If you have a weight problem, proper diet with reduced calories and increased exercise remains the best way to lose weight. ...Read more

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How long does it take snuff to cause cancer?

Not sure that: Any one has done the human experiment of snuff dose/time/exposure to discern minimal dose and time of a carcinogen to cause a potentially lethal event. It would be unethical. Dipping and snorting a carcinogen maybe legal, and in our libertarian culture, you are entitled to do it. Adolescents as young as 15 have developed h&n cancer/. ...Read more

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Need some info on quitting tobacco and snuff?

Mutual support helps: Consider attending a meeting of nicotine anonymous. You might also use the nicotine patch as a way to gradually detox from nicotine. ...Read more

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Chewing Tobacco (Definition)

Chewing tobacco is a type of smokeless tobacco that, when chewed, releases nicotine and flavor. It is highly addictive and is ...Read more