How do I use Mint
Snuff All Mint Chew?
Place a pinch between your cheek and gums and enjoy a
refreshing, satisfying dip that leaves your breath with a
pleasant minty taste. The juices are safe to swallow and the
"dip" can be eaten or spit out. Since Mint Snuff's
moistness comes from Maltitol, it does not promote tooth
decay. (Maltitol is a sugar-free solution derived from corn
syrup that does not promote tooth decay. That's why so many
dentists recommend Mint Snuff.) If you are trying to help
someone quit tobacco, please visit www.quittobacco.com and learn how dentists,
hygienists and other health professionals are using Mint
How do I use Mint
Snuff All Mint Pouches?
Place a pouch between your cheek and gums and let the Mint
Oil crystals slowly dissolve. Within a few seconds you will
notice a burst of mint flavor! Pouches are a healthy
alternative to Skoal Bandits and Skoal Flavor Packs. (Skoal,
Skoal Bandits, and Skoal Flavor Packs are registered
trademarks of U.S. Tobacco, Inc., Greenwich, CT.) Warning:
Pouches are extremely strong. If you experience
mint-discomfort, discontinue use.
Where can I find
Mint Snuff products in the Store?
You will find Mint Snuff in the tobacco section of the store
right next to regular chewing tobacco. Mint Snuff comes in a
convenient, bright green shipper/display box, 12 cans per
Can minors purchase
Mint Snuff is legally for sale to all ages. None of Mint
Snuff's advertising imagery is aimed at getting kids to start
chewing, period. Mint Snuff is advertised on national
television, radio and other media as a healthy alternative to
tobacco. A twenty-year study by a nationally known cancer
research hospital hypothesizes that if a minor receives
tobacco education and uses Mint Snuff instead of tobacco
chews, he won't get addicted to nicotine and therefore won't
graduate to cigarettes! The decision of whether a store will sell to a minor
is made by the store manager.
Which stores stock
Mint Snuff products?
Many grocery, convenience stores, and pharmacies stock Mint
Snuff All Mint Chew and All Mint Pouches. For a complete
listing of stores in your area, check the store list by
or call our national toll-free store referral line at
1-800-EAT-MINT (1-800-328-6468) 9am-5pm
M-F Pacific Time. This information is updated daily! If
your local store does not carry Mint Snuff, please ask them
to get it in! Any store can get Mint Snuff in through their
tobacco distributor. Your best bets are: Ralphs, King Soopers, City Markets,
Meijer Gas and Meijer SuperCenters, Fred Meyer, some Kmarts and many Kroger
stores. If it's a hassle finding it because of out-of-stocks, order
online or call 1.800.EAT.MINT
Non-Tobacco Chew and Pouches are available now at many Kroger
stores and some KMarts that
have "tobacco corrals". Mint Snuff Chew in all four flavors and Mint Snuff Pouches
should be available nationally in these types of KMarts.
famous chew Mint Snuff or Pouches?
Mike Hargrove, manager of the Cleveland Indians uses Mint
Snuff Cinnamon flavor to help himself stay quit of tobacco.
When you saw him in the World Series, it was Mint Snuff he
was chewing, not tobacco! (We don't pay him to use it,
Bobby Cox, manager of the Atlanta Braves also used Mint Snuff
to help him quit chewing tobacco.
Mike Jackson, pitcher for the Cleveland Indians is a staunch
supporter of Mint Snuff.
Sammy Sosa chews Mint Snuff Pouches.
Many other major league players presently use or have used
Mint Snuff to help themselves quit tobacco. The nice ones
occasionally mention us in interviews, but we don't pay
anyone to use our chew and Pouches.
Any new or
interesting uses for the Mint Snuff Pouches?
Yes! We have learned that the Pouches have been used for many
In a smoking
cessation program: A newspaper columnist from Virginia,
Jack Kestner, saw one of our television ads on Sixty
Minutes. He came up with his own plan to quit smoking!
His plan first switches the smoker from cigarettes to
Skoal Bandits or Flavor Packs (both registered trademarks
of UST, Inc.). This changes the smoker's behavior from
reaching for a cigarette to get his nicotine to that of
reaching for a pouched product to get his nicotine. After
that behavior has been changed, the user can then switch
to the non-tobacco, non-nicotine, Mint Snuff Pouches. Dr.
Brad Rodu, has a similar program which includes Pouches
as the exit strategy. Rodu's article entitled For Smokers Only, appeared nationally in
As a mouth
moistener: Many doctors have told us that the Pouches
seem to stimulate saliva thus offering some relief to
minor cases of dry mouth, a side effect of some
medications. Athletes have also reported that the Pouches
seem to keep their mouths feeling less dry especially
when they are exercising.
As a breath
freshener: Pouches make a very appealing breath
freshener. Within just a few seconds after placing a
Pouch between your cheek and gum, you will begin to taste
the refreshing mint flavor that can last for up to an
hour. Unlike other candy breath fresheners or gum, you
can talk without anyone knowing you have something in
your mouth. It's virtually invisible to anyone looking at
you and they will never guess you have something in your
mouth. Pouches are perfect for coffee breath, garlic
breath, beer breath and cigarette breath.
Is the Oregon Mint
Snuff Company ANTI-TOBACCO?
No, we're not. America is still a free country and we support
a person's individual right to make his own health decisions
and tobacco-use decisions. If someone wants to gamble with
his health and use cigarettes or smokeless tobacco, we
believe it's their right to do so. It is not our goal to
scare you into quitting tobacco. However, some of the graphic
pictures on www.quittobacco.com do make a compelling
argument to encourage you to make YOUR OWN
quit because tobacco use can cause cancer. We provide the
means to help folks quit--a healthy tobacco alternative-- and
leave the anti-tobacco health crusades to those who feel so
inclined. For instance, Dr. Dan Laizure of Walla Walla,
his crusade against tobacco to a local rodeo and received a
lot of exposure for his dental practice! He cares about his
patients' health and future patients as well! Thousands of
private and military dental practices throughout the country
give out free samples of Mint Snuff to their patients. Mint
Snuff is displayed at the annual conventions of the American
Dental Association, the American Dental Hygienists
Association, and various regional and state dental and
hygienist associations. Various chapters of the American
Cancer Society also give out samples of Mint Snuff as do
various county health departments at health fairs.
Who owns the Oregon
Mint Snuff Company?
The company is owned and managed by the inventor of Mint
Snuff Chew and Mint Snuff Pouches, Bill Geiger. Bill had a
precancerous lip condition from chewing tobacco and invented
Mint Snuff Chew to help himself quit tobacco. The Oregon Mint
Snuff Company is a small, niche-market company positioned as
a healthy tobacco alternative. The company was founded in
1986. The Oregon Mint Snuff Company dominates the non-tobacco
chew category because our quality products are produced in
our own manufacturing plant. Please email any comments or suggestions
Where do you
advertise and how do you promote Mint Snuff?
Mint Snuff is primarily advertised on television, but ads are
occasionally placed in magazines, newspapers, radio, aerial and outdoor
television ads are focused at folks who use tobacco whom we
encourage to use Mint Snuff instead. To
view the thirty-second television ad, click here! Other than television, word of mouth
has helped the Oregon Mint Snuff Company grow. People really
appreciate the fact that we helped them quit tobacco and they
tell their friends. Also, literally thousands of dentists,
hygienists, and county health departments throughout the
nation recommend Mint Snuff to their patients.
For outstanding customer service, please call
Mint Snuff Chew, Mint Snuff Pouches, Oregon
Mint Snuff, are trademarks of Oregon Mint Snuff Company.