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Tobacco chewing leads to dental caries

...between the two types of spit tobacco, also called smokeless tobacco, and other types of tobacco such as cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. Spit tobacco comes in two forms, chew and snuff. Chewing tobacco is a bulky, leafy form of tobacco that is packaged as loose leaf, plugs, or twists, and snuff is a finely grou...

Unilever And World Dental Federation Team Up To Improve Oral Health In North Africa, Middle East and Turkey

... 1991 and 2002 and "smoking and the consumption of smokeless tobacco called 'shammaah'" is very high. These result in the increase in rates of oral cancer as well. "This is a pioneering project for both the FDI and Unilever, exploring a new approach to oral health development and promotion. The FDI is committe...

Georgetown University Heads Alternative Tobacco Project

...alternatives, which includes advocating the use of smokeless tobacco as a safer alternative to smoking. Some ex...e may start to use these new cigarette products or smokeless tobacco. Current smokers may decide not to quit, thinking that they have an alternative that is safe...

Drop in smoking rate stalls

...t to meet the objectives for cigar smoking, use of smokeless tobacco, and attempts at smoking cessation," the authors concluded. A federal program called Healthy People 2010 aims at bringing down the smoking rate to 12%."Meanwhile, smoking remains the most preventable cause of premature death in the United S...

11 Percent Increase of Addictive Nicotine in Cigarettes: Report

...ts to include more information about cigarette and smokeless tobacco product design features that affect nicotine delivery - as well as testing of a sample of brands for the actual delivery of nicotine to the body. Source-Eurekalert SRI...

Tobacco Menace and What can Be Done About It

...gh class). The consumption can be broadly dealt in smokeless tobacco and smoking. It is estimated that 57% of t.... Of which 80% users are smokers and remaining use smokeless forms of tobacco (20%). Smokers: Since its entry, till World War 1, cigarette represented a ...

University of Arkansas to Ban Tobacco from Its Campus

...ear: The use of all tobacco products, including smokeless products, will be prohibited on all university property, indoors and outdoors. The ban will apply to visitors as well as students, faculty and staff. The ban will include all University vehicles, including buses. Tobacco will be banned at all ...

Smokeless Cannabis Delivery Device Found Efficient and Less Toxic

A smokeless cannabis-vaporizing device delivers the same level of active therapeutic chemical and produces the same biological effect as smoking cannabis , but without the harmful toxins, according to UCSF researchers. Results of a UCSF study, which focuses on...

Smokeless Tobacco Promotion

...ot the public should be informed that using oral, smokeless tobacco (Swedish snus) is less hazardous to health than smoking tobacco. Arguing the case for providing such information, Carol Gartner and Wayne Hall (University of Queensland, Australia) point to the Swedish experience. Snus seems to be widelyuse...

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