It leads to terminal lead poisoning. From 1860.

I had to look it up:

Snuff is a generic term for fine-ground, smokeless tobacco products. Originally, the term referred only to dry snuff – a fine tan dust popular in the eighteenth century. This is often called ‘Scotch Snuff’, a folk-etymology derivation of the scorching process used to dry the cured tobacco by the factory.

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By Miguel.GFZ

Semi-retired like Vito Corleone before the heart attack. Consiglieri to J.Kb and AWA. I lived in a Gun Control Paradise: It sucked and got people killed. I do believe that Freedom scares the political elites.