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No Smoke, No Problem?

No way – smokeless tobacco is dangerous and addictive

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The extensive archives of Health Politics with Dr. Mike Magee, a popular weekly Internet-based electronic media program that explores complex issues of health care policy and public health, have been made available to Access Excellence. The topics and materials selected by AE's editors address National Science Education Standards and/or National Health Education Standards, are included in middle and high school science and health curricula, and are of particular relevance to middle and high school teachers and learners.

No Smoke, No Problem? No Way! (10/11/2006)

Presentation transcript

Presentation video

Questions answered by this presentation:

  1. What health problems are associated with smokeless tobacco use?
  2. How many carcinogens (cancer-causing agents) are in smokeless tobacco?
  3. How much nicotine is in one serving?
  4. How has the smokeless tobacco user base changed over the last 35 years?
  5. What strategy do tobacco companies have for hooking young users?

Related Links

The Dirty Details (American Cancer Society)
What is smokeless/spit tobacco?

Getting Involved (Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids)
Do you want to make a difference?

Taking it Seriously (Medical News Today)
Tobacco: Smokeless doesn't mean harmless.

Evils of 'chew' stressed (The Mouth Cancer Foundation)
Warnings from the Mouth Cancer Foundation

Smokeless Tobacco: Tips on How to Stop (FamilyDoctor.org)
Take it one step at a time.

Spit tobacco: A Guide for Quitting (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
A quitting plan to to help you kick the habit.

Links updated: 26 January 2009

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