FS025, January 2009

Tobacco Use

What should you know about tobacco use? Tobacco use includes smoking cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. Tobacco use also includes chewing tobacco, using snuff
(“smokeless tobacco”) and water pipe smoking (hookahs and shisha). Unusual or uncommon tobacco products include bidis (small, unfiltered, flavored cigarettes) and kreteks (clove cigarettes). Tobacco contains more than 50 harmful chemicals.