Tobacco Prevention and Control:
Smokeless Tobacco

Smokeless tobacco products:

  • are placed in the mouth, cheek, or lip, and sucked (dipped) or chewed
  • cause cancer
  • are addictive and contain more nicotine than cigarettes
  • cause non-cancerous oral conditions, heart disease and stroke

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Fact sheets, surveys, reports and other materials on smokeless tobacco

National Cancer Institute
Questions and answers fact sheet and links to national educational resources

Updated Monday, December 09, 2013 at 08:40AM