The Harms of Chewing Tobacco
Get the facts about chewing tobacco and other forms of smokeless tobacco. They're more harmful and addictive than you might think.
You can call chewing tobacco by whatever name you want — smokeless tobacco, spit tobacco, chew, snuff, pinch or dip — but don't call it harmless. Whether you use chewing tobacco or other types of smokeless tobacco because you like it or because you think smokeless is a safe way to use tobacco, be forewarned — chewing tobacco can cause serious health problems.
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