BC Drug Free Facts
Although sometimes confused as safer than smoking, chewing tobacco is NOT a safe product! In this article, we discuss chewing tobacco and cancer. Get the facts, it is more harmful and addictive than you may think! Chewing tobacco is a type of smokeless tobacco, nicotine is absorbed through the soft tissues of the mouth and sometimes even swallowed. The use of chewing tobacco is associated with an increased risk of oral cancers, which include cancers of the mouth, throat, cheek, gums, lips or tongue.