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A Dangerous trend – smokeless tobacco use among high school athletes
  • Published Date:
    9/1/15
  • Language:
    English
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  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Description:
    A Dangerous trend – smokeless tobacco use among high school athletes

    Past 30-day use of combustible tobacco products dropped from 2001 to 2013 among all high school students (31.5% to 19.5%), while past 30-day use of smokeless tobacco remained unchanged among non-athletes (5.9%), and increased among athletes (10.0% to 11.1%).

    Smokeless tobacco is NOT without risk

    SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE CAN Lead to nicotine addiction.

    Cause cancer of the mouth, esophagus and pancreas.

    Cause diseases of the mouth.

    Increase the risk for death from heart disease and stroke.

    CDC smokeless tobacco Infographic

    p0903-athlete-tobacco.pdf

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