Chewing tobacco and snuff

The more you chew the more lip you lose

CHEWING AND HEALTH

chewing/smokeless tobacco causes:
  • Oral cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
And may also cause:
  • Heart disease
  • Gum disease
  • Oral lesions other then cancer, such as Leukoplakia

CHEWING/SMOKELESS TOBACCO FACTS

  • Nicotine stays in the blood longer for users of smokeless tobacco than for smokers.
  • At least 28 chemicals in smokeless tobacco have been found to cause cancer.
  • There is NO safe level of tobacco use.

GET RID OF TOBACCO

Ways to quit using tobacco:

  • Use nicotine gum, patch, lozenges, and anxiety meds.
  • Keep your hands busy with objects.
  • Change your schedule or habits.

BY: ALIYA JOHNSON