Posts Tagged ‘smokeless tobacco’

June 23rd, 2014

If You Snus, You Lose: Study Shows Benefits of Quitting Smokeless Tobacco

The adverse effects of smoking are well known and documented. The effect of smokeless tobacco is less clear. Now a study from Sweden, published in Circulation, offers evidence that quitting smokeless tobacco after MI is about as beneficial as quitting smoking. The results do not support the common view that smokeless tobacco is a safe alternative […]

September 14th, 2010

AHA Rejects Smokeless Tobacco Products

Smokeless tobacco products aren’t safe and won’t help people quit smoking, according to a policy statement from the American Heart Association published in Circulation. Although the statement acknowledges that the cardiovascular risks of smokeless tobacco products appear to be reduced compared with cigarette smoking, evidence cited in the statement links smokeless tobacco products to an increased […]