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