Tag Archives: smokeless tobacco

Seizing control of smokeless tobacco

With new flavors, brand extension and increased promotional activity, MST will continue to post strong sales growth in stores.

Smokeless tobacco spells death in Bengal

Smoking is injurious to health but chewing can be just as devastating. Baruipur resident Dipankar Chatterjee learned this the hard way a few months ago.

Smokeless Tobacco Truth

In his Huffington Post blog on April 18, Dr. Glenn Braunstein penned “Chew on This: The Real Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco.” (available here) Dr. Braunstein is professor and chairman of the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The “dangers” he described are demonstrably fictitious. Compounding this offense, Dr. Braunstein subsequently violated HuffPo blog moderating rules by removing my April 19 reasoned and fact-driven comment, which read:
“It is regrettable that Dr. Braunstein used the Huffington Post to misinform Americans about smokeless tobacco.

Health officials wary of dissolvable tobacco

Health officials are manning the school ramparts for a fresh tobacco assault they feel sure is about to happen, if it hasn’t started already.

Try smokeless nicotine cigarettes, says government

The government’s “nudge unit” wants to encourage the use of smokeless nicotine cigarettes, banned in many countries around the world, in an attempt to reduce the numbers killed in the UK by smoking diseases each year.

Charlotte is test market for smokeless tobacco lozenges

Bite-sized dissolvable “orbs” that look like breath mints and melt in your mouth are the tobacco industry’s latest attempt to fight falling U.S. cigarette sales.

Safety of dissolvable tobacco products disputed

Tobacco company rep David Howard waxes enthusiastic when he talks about a new product his employer, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., has developed: a pellet of finely cured tobacco, binders and flavoring that dissolves in the mouth in 10 minutes.

Smoking rate down in Minnesota, smokeless tobacco use up

St. Paul, Minn. — A new survey shows the adult smoking rate in Minnesota has dropped to 16 percent, nearly a full percentage point smokeless tobacco uselower than the smoking rate three years ago.

Is chewing tobacco a safe alternative to cigarettes?

Chewing tobacco is a common type of smokeless tobacco. Smokeless tobacco products consist of tobacco or a tobacco blend that’s chewed, sucked on or sniffed, rather than smoked.