• Snus Articles

    Published on 04-01-2010 04:12 AM
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    Many people have asked this simple question, "what's the difference is between Swedish snus and American dip?" To Americans, they look similar, come in similar cans and both are used orally but thatís where the similarities end! To really understand the differences, we need to start with how they both are made.

    American Dip, or Smokeless, is made from tobaccos that are strictly from U.S. grown tobaccos from places like North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky and West Virginia among others while Swedish snus uses a variety of different tobaccos from across the globe, including the U.S.! Although both go thru a similar, initial drying ...
    Published on 03-14-2009 03:10 AM
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    I have been meaning to post something like this for a while. It seems that many if not most of the folks hear are x-smokers. I applaud you all in your efforts to become smoke free. However, I have come to snus by a different rout and so I want to share my experiences with all those x-dippers who may be looking at this site for suggestions and direction to get started.

    So quiet in the pound while I go over this and no pissing on the floor. The first thing that you will recognize when you switch to snus is the chemical difference between snus and dip. Call it the Swedish purity standard of snus. I dipped a lot (and now I snus a lot). O.K. I chain snus. When I dipped my lip stayed torn up all the time. I was constantly getting that, teeth hurt, gum receding, leathery creasing of the lip (AKA ďDip-LipĒ). I have been snusing now for over a year and a half and ...
    Published on 04-03-2010 06:29 AM
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    A major reason for most snus users to use it over other forms of smokeless tobacco is it's reduced harm benefits. While we tell those new to Swedish snus that this is a great benefit and a good reason to use snus, we thought we should give a short explanation as to why Swedish snus is healthier. Itís all in the Tobacco Specific Nitrosamines or, TSNAís as they are also known.

    TSNAís are the chemicals in tobacco that make it unhealthy and can vary in amounts depending on how itís used. ...