FDA says smokeless tobacco product may be marketed as safer alternative to smoking

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration will allow a smokeless tobacco maker to advertise its product as a safer alternative to cigarettes.

The FDA authorized eight Swedish Match USA, Inc. tobacco products, called snus, which come in pouches consumers stick to the inside of the lip. The company is now the first that can legally market the products with the claim, “Using General Snus instead of cigarettes puts you at a lower risk of mouth cancer, heart disease, lung cancer, stroke, emphysema, and
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