Safer tobacco?

Brink, Susan; Smith, Anne Kates
July 1994
U.S. News & World Report;7/11/94, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p67
States that snuff or chewing tobacco can satisfy a nicotine craving better than patches or gum can and has fewer health risks than cigarettes, according to dentistry professor Brad Rodu. His comparison study of the hazards of cigarettes with those of smokeless tobacco in the July 1994 `American Journal of Medical Sciences'; Antismoking advocates who are appalled and unpersuaded by his suggestions.


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