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Researchers have found a connection between tobacco use by adolescents and young adults and the likelihood that they will develop agoraphobia (fear of leaving home or of the outdoors), generalized anxiety disorder, or panic disorder.

Source:  Johnson, J., Cohen, P., et al. (2000). The association between cigarette smoking and anxiety disorders during adolescence and early adulthood. JAMA 284(18):2348-2351.


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Leathery white patches, called leukoplakia, and red sores are common in dippers and chewers and can turn into cancer.
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