Smokeless Tobacco Trends and Risks
As U.S. smoking rates decline, smokeless tobacco use is on the rise. According to the Federal Trade Commission, the number of cigarettes sold or given away has dropped from 402.2 billion in 2001 to 354.6 billion in 2005 ; the number of pounds of smokeless tobacco sold increased from 112.19 million in 2001 to 116.2 million in 2005.
Groups at High Risk for Smokeless Tobacco Use
For more detailed information on use trends go to the Current Trends in Smokeless Tobacco in Utah at: http://www.tobaccofreeutah.org/trdssmkls.pdf (PDF 36.5 KB)
Other Reports and Data