Smokeless Tobacco

Use and Perceptions of Smokeless Tobacco

The use and awareness of smokeless tobacco is more prevalent among groups that have a higher rate of tobacco use, including men and people with lower levels of education. Marketing and promotion of smokeless often is targeted at these groups. Flavor plays a key role in initiation and use of smokeless tobacco.

Flavored and Nonflavored Smokeless Tobacco Products: Rate, Pattern of Use, and Effects
(Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 2012)

Khat Chewing: A Smokeless Gun? 
(Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 2010)

Smokeless and Flavored Tobacco Products in the U.S. 2009 Styles survey results
(American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2012)

Trends in Smokeless Tobacco Use in the US Workforce: 1987-2005
(Tobacco Induced Diseases, 2011) 

Smokeless Tobacco Reports

Smokeless tobacco use poses a significant health risk to users of the product. Users are at risk for oral cancers as well as cancers of the larynx, stomach, and pancreas. Nicotine content varies widely between different brands of smokeless tobacco.

Federal Trade Commission Smokeless Tobacco Report for the Year 2006
(FTC, 2009)

Smokeless and Flavored Tobacco Products in the U.S. 
(American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2009)

Smokeless Tobacco: Challenges, Products and Cessation
(Texas Dental Journal, 2010)

Test marketing of new smokeless tobacco products in four U.S. cities
(Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 2009)

Pro-Smokeless Tobacco

The following article is in favor of smokeless tobacco use.

Does Dual Use Jeopardize the Potential Role of Smokeless in Harm Reduction?
(Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 2010)

You might as well smoke; the misleading and harmful public message about smokeless tobacco
(BMC Public Health, 2005)