Smokeless Tobacco

A Deadly Addiction

  • Wajiha Zia Karachi Medical and Dental College, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Mehwash Kashif Department of Oral Pathology, Karachi Medical and Dental College, Karachi, Pakistan
Keywords: Smokeless tobacco


Although there are several tobacco products available, smokeless tobacco is the most commonly used1. SLT is being used more frequently, which can be attributable to its low price and straightforward accessibility in every other store around. SLTs are oral tobacco products that are non-combustible. It can also be breathed through the nose; however, it is typically inserted under the tongue or in the space between the cheeks and gums. SLTs come in a variety of forms, including as dipping tobacco, snuff, betel-quid, mawa, naswar, and gutka.



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How to Cite
Zia, W., & Kashif, M. (2023). Smokeless Tobacco. Annals of Jinnah Sindh Medical University, 8(2), 82.
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