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14 September 2010

Smokeless tobacco deadly

Smokeless tobacco products, such as chewing tobacco and snuff, are not safe or effective alternatives for people who want to quit smoking, says the American Heart Association.

Smokeless tobacco products, such as chewing tobacco and snuff, are not safe or effective alternatives for people who want to quit smoking, according to a policy statement released by the American Heart Association.

As smoking bans become common, smokeless tobacco products are being marketed as substitutes for cigarettes where smoking is prohibited, the authors said.

'Reduced risk' perception

 

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