Monday, April 30, 2012

Smokeless tobacco

  • Thiruvananthapuram: This is bad news for all who use gutka and similar smokeless tobacco products. A research in the US has for the first time, identified a specific oral cancer-causing chemical in smokeless tobacco products. Dr.
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  • DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dublin - Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the Global Smokeless Tobacco Market Report: 2012 Edition report to their offering.
  • (Business Wire)
  • CHICAGO — The chemical (S)-N-nitrosonornicotine, or (S)-NNN, which is present in smokeless tobacco products, is a strong oral carcinogen, according to results presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2012, held here March 31 - April 4.
  • (EurekAlert)
  • Just days after deciding to make Target Field completely smoke-free, the ballpark is allowing chewing tobacco as long as they do not get complaints.
  • (KSTP)
  • Reynolds American Inc., the nations second-biggest tobacco company, says its first-quarter profit fell 29 percent as restructuring charges and a decline in cigarettes sold offset the effect of higher prices and productivity improvements.
  • (Memphis Commercial Appeal)
  • ScienceDaily (Apr. 23, 2012) — New research confirms an association between smoking and a reduced risk for a rare benign tumor near the brain, but the addition of smokeless tobacco to the analysis suggests nicotine is not the protective substance.
  • (Science Daily)
  • A baseball pitcher reads a signal from the catcher's mitt then prepares to blast a fast one past the steely eyed batter. Stepping back for the throw, he pauses for a quick spit. Baseball is known for its heroes. And its heroes are known for chewing tobacco.
  • (Daily News - Galveston County)

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