News tagged with smokeless tobacco

Chewing tobacco maker agrees to $5M settlement

(AP) -- The maker of Skoal and Copenhagen smokeless tobacco has agreed to pay $5 million to the family of a man who died of mouth cancer in what is believed to be the first wrongful-death settlement won from a chewing tobacco ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Health
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Smokeless tobacco safer than smoking

Smokeless tobacco products, as used in Europe and North America, do not appear to increase cancer risk. A large meta-analysis, published in the open access journal BMC Medicine, has shown that snuff as used in Scandinavia has no ...

dateJul 28, 2009 in Health
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Does Smokeless Tobacco Help Smokers Quit Cigarettes?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some smokers say they just can’t quit cigarettes. But previous studies of smokers in Sweden have suggested that many have done just that, by switching to smokeless tobacco. While not without health risks, ...

dateJan 26, 2009 in Health
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