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Snuff­ing is more dead­ly than smok­ing cig­a­rettes, here’s why

Snuffs are just as harm­ful as cig­a­rettes, prob­a­bly even more harm­ful in most cas­es of high addic­tion, it goes direct­ly to the blood­stream of users. Many peo­ple don’t know snuff­ing is very harm­ful to the health because they feel it’s smoke­less, so most def­i­nite­ly, it’s going to be less harm­ful. Snuffs are also prod­ucts of tobac­co that con­tains high lev­el of nico­tine, made from dried grind­ed tobac­co leaves con­tain­ing harm­ful and addic­tive chem­i­cals just like cig­a­rettes.

Snuffs exist in two forms; dry and wet and can either be inhaled through the nos­trils, chewed or placed on the gum. The ori­gin of snuffs can be traced back to Amer­i­ca, and then Europe before Africa adopt­ed it. Some of the health impli­ca­tions of snuffs are list­ed below:

  1. Snuff caus­es dif­fer­ent kinds of can­cers like:
    a. Nas­sal can­cer
    b. Oral can­cer
    c. Esophageal can­cer
    d. Pan­cre­at­ic can­cer
  2. It makes you sus­cep­ti­ble to:
    a. Stroke
    b. High blood pres­sure
    c. Some car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­eases

Tak­ing of the wet snuffs also caus­es mouth odour, pre­ma­ture birth or still birth if tak­en by preg­nant women.

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