Snuff

BRAND NAMES:

Black Snuff, Chocolate Orange Snuff, CM Camphor Menthol, Crumbs of Comfort, Gawith Apricot, Medicated No 99 Snuff, Oliver Twist, Santo Domingo, Snuff Rum and Blackberry

COMMON NAMES:

Tapkeer, snuff, snus

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF USE:

United States, United Kingdom, India, Sweden

PRODUCT CONSTITUENTS:

Tobacco

HOW USED:

Typically, a pinch is inhaled into the nostrils. It may also be held between the lip and gum or cheek.

WHO USES:

In 2000, U.S. prevalence of current (used within the past 30 days) smokeless tobacco use (includes both snuff and chewing tobacco) for those 12 years old and over was 3.4%: 6.5% of males and 0.5% of females

PROCESSING / MANUFACTURING:

Tobacco is fire-cured, then fermented and processed into a dry, powdered form. The moisture content of the finished product is less than 10%. It is packaged and sold in small metal or glass containers