MISSOULA — A Missoula-area shipping company has reported the theft of about $30,000 in tobacco products.
You don't smoke it. You don't swallow it. All you do is place it in your mouth and spit out the brown juices. It’s called smokeless tobacco — so it can’t be as bad as inhaling tobacco smoke into your lungs, right?
As a trainer at Miller’s Horse Palace in Laurel and owner of the Fromberg-based It’s All About ‘U’ Barrel Racing Championships, Ross Wagner travels up to 40,000 miles annually. To help pass the time, he would stick a pinch of Skoal in his cheek.
Chew. Snuff. Spit. Dip. You can call smokeless tobacco by whatever name you want, but don’t call it harmless.
BUTTE — The University of Montana Western will go tobacco free on Aug. 1.
ATLANTA — Wyoming tops the nation in chewing tobacco use, with nearly 1 in 6 adult men in that state using the product.