Is smokeless tobacco actually bad for you?
Smokeless tobacco (also known as dip or snuff) can cause serious health problems.
Smokeless tobacco contains nicotine which is addictive. It is a type of tobacco that is consumed other than through smoke (usually chewed or sniffed) and falls into four categories—loose chewing tobacco, snuff, snus and dissolvable tobacco. It can also cause mouth or throat cancers, heart disease, tooth loss and other health issues.
But is it that bad for young people?
Yes, smokeless tobacco has both short-term and long-term health effects for people of any age.