Published in Cancer Weekly, April 26th, 2005
This is the conclusion of research published in the Open Access journal BMC Public Health, entitled "You might as well smoke; the misleading and harmful public message about smokeless tobacco."
A study of 316 web sites showed that most government, health advice and advocacy websites suggest that smokeless tobacco use is as harmful as cigarette smoking, even though the risk is actually extremely small compared to that from smoking.
Carl V. Phillips, of the University of Texas School of Medicine...
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