chewing tobacco


: a type of tobacco that is chewed rather than smoked

Examples of chewing tobacco in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This includes vape pens, cigarettes and chewing tobacco. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 20 Mar. 2024 To ready himself for the role, Boyle spend weeks with a group of cowboys, drinking whiskey, chewing tobacco and learning how to ride a horse. Christopher Kuo, New York Times, 15 Mar. 2024 Users place the pouch, which comes in different flavors and strengths, between the gums and lips for absorption. Unlike cigarettes or chewing tobacco, there is no tobacco in Zyn. Christina Montoya Fiedler, Parents, 23 Feb. 2024 Inexplicably, while chewing tobacco, which is not steam-pasteurized like snus, is legal there, the European Union bans snus sales everywhere except Sweden. Jeffrey A. Singer, National Review, 1 Feb. 2024 But unlike other nicotine-containing products, such as snus, chewing tobacco and dip, ZYN and similar pouches don’t contain tobacco leaf itself. Dani Blum, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Feb. 2024 However, the tobacco is steam-pasteurized, which gives it a lower concentration of the compounds in smokeless or chewing tobacco that can cause oral, throat, esophageal, and pancreatic cancer. Jeffrey A. Singer, National Review, 1 Feb. 2024 The pouches are similar to nicotine gum and less messy than traditional chewing tobacco. Matthew Perrone, Fortune, 19 Dec. 2023 Today’s cannabis industry is using the same manipulative methods — and then some. advertisement The tobacco companies, for all of their marketing savvy, offered just a few products to deliver nicotine: cigarettes, cigars, loose tobacco, pipe tobacco, and chewing tobacco. Thomas Farley, STAT, 4 Dec. 2023

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“Chewing tobacco.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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