Stop Big Tobacco From Luring Kids

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By Friday April 28th, 2017, Congress must vote on a spending bill to keep the government open. Tobacco companies are working to insert two provisions that would make it much harder for the FDA to protect kids from candy-flavored e-cigarettes and cigars. One provision exempts existing e-cigarettes and cigars from … Continue reading

FDA To Premiere New Smokeless Tobacco Use Prevention Campaign


We are excited to report some news today passed along to us by the National Summit on Smokeless and Spit Tobacco (NSTT). The Summit is the primary forum professionals in the smokeless tobacco field have to come together to learn of best practices, share success stories, hear about prevention and cessation … Continue reading

A Dip Quitter’s Experience With Chantix

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Here’s my experience with Chantix if your considering using it to help with your quit. Hey so I’m on day 45 of my quit after 5 years and 1-3 cans a week. Where I work a lot of people either smoke or dip and I honestly I didn’t feel confident … Continue reading

Facts About Smokeless Tobacco

Smokeless Tobacco Facts

The idea behind this site is quitting dip. It’s our intention to get as much information about quitting out there as possible… please let us know if you know of a resource that isn’t listed here! The Facts on the FDA’s New Tobacco Rule The U.S. Food and Drug Administration … Continue reading

When Will Big Tobacco Quit?

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A special thanks to Vidocq on the QSX forums for bringing this to my attention. Altria has finally agreed that smoking is bad for you.  Now they’re trying to convince you (and the FDA) that chewing isn’t.  For those of you that don’t know, Altria is a holding company with … Continue reading

FDA Launches New Center For Tobacco Products

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In a news release on August 19th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched its new Center for Tobacco Products.  The Center will strive to implement the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act that President Obama enacted in June.  Additionally Lawrence Deyton has been named as the Center’s first … Continue reading

Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act: What Is It?

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So you’ve seen that President Obama signed a new law that has to do with tobacco but you haven’t yet figured out exactly what it is or what the impact will be.  In a nutshell here’s what it says. Gives the FDA the ability to control the amount of nicotine … Continue reading

The 2009 Smokeless & Spit Tobacco Summit

Summit 2009

Registration for the 5th National Summit on Smokeless & Spit Tobacco is now open!  The event will take place September 21 through September 23, 2009 at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center located in Madison, Wisconsin.  This is the only national conference designed specifically to provide cutting-edge information and … Continue reading

The Latest On Quit Nic Drugs Chantix and Zyban

Chantix Zyban

Every once in a while the topic of quit nicotine drugs comes up on the forums.  While we generally support the “cold turkey” method of nicotine cessation there are definitely cases when medication can help.  The two big ones that generally come up are Chantix and Zyban (Wellbutrin). This recent … Continue reading