Quote of the Week: "Nine percent (9%) of Tennessee men use smokeless tobacco"

"Nine percent (9%) of Tennessee men use smokeless tobacco, which causes oral cancer, gum disease, infertility, and addiction."

—2012 Tennessee Men's Health Report Card, issued June 12 by the Vanderbilt Institute for Medicine and Public Health, noting Tennessee men's preoccupation with this particular form of tobacco usage. It also notes that water pipe or hookah smoking is increasing dramatically among male teenagers and young adults.