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It's smokeless, but not harmless

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?

February 19, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Horse trainer turns to tobaccoless chew as 'pacifier'

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.

March 14, 2012 12:15 am Photos


Tobaccoless chew

Tobaccoless chew

Holt, a Montana-grown, all-herbal snuff, is tabacco-free and manufactured in Whitehall. The product, which retails for about $5 per can, is gaining in popularity.

February 27, 2012 2:00 pmLoading…
Youth find creative ways to fuel cravings for nicotine

Youth find creative ways to fuel cravings for nicotine

A Skyview High School wrestler was caught in school this month — one day before the state wrestling tournament — with a $4.55 can of Copenhagen. The penalty resulting from the ill-conceived decision was priceless.

February 27, 2012 12:15 am Photos



Health Matters: Smokeless tobacco not a safe alternative to smoking

Chew. Snuff. Spit. Dip. You can call smokeless tobacco by whatever name you want, but don’t call it harmless.

February 22, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Legislature passes change in tax on snuff

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming State Senate approved a bill Wednesday to change the way the state taxes some chewing tobacco. It now heads to Gov. Dave Freudenthal for his consideration.

February 18, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

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