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If a person has smoked regularly for a few weeks or longer and abruptly stops using tobacco or significantly reduces the amount smoked, withdrawal symptoms will occur, usually within a few hours of the last cigarette and peak about 48 to 72 hours later.

Source:  American Cancer Society. (1999) Quitting Smoking. Atlanta, GA.


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Snuff dippers consume on average more than 10 times the amount of cancer-causing substances (nitrosamines -- chemicals from the curing process) than cigarette smokers.
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