Quit Dipping Now
I am a nicotine addict, but, I am recovering.  Since you're here, you might be looking for a    door to recovery as well.  Welcome to our adventure - -  quitting smokeless tobacco.  You can quit dipping!!
On Jan. 5, (which happens to be my dad's birthday), I gave up snuff after 40 years.  Yep,  40 years, and cold turkey.  I started dipping in the 3rd grade -- 8 years old.  How you say?
I'm quitting dipping tobacco with a burning desire and a tobaccoless chew:



There are lots of brands and lots of texture of herbal snuff.  One that surely will fit your        taste and needs.  For me, it has been Hooch Snuff.  It is herbal, totally natural, packs right   and  NO NICOTINE.  Don't misunderstand, my decision to quit was not on a whim.  It had      been brewing in my mind for a while.  I needed a plan for quitting smokeless tobacco, so,
I called my friend Lynn, who quit dipping about 5 years ago, for some advice.  He  was glad to talk about it.  In fact, he said he felt like a recovering alchoholic and  wanted to help all who wanted help. I asked, "How can I quit dipping snuff?"  His response was just 5 words:
         You must want to --- BAD.
And, you have to want to for you.
  Lots of ways to do it, but, you have to want to.
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It could be the help you have been looking for. 

  The Adventure of Quitting               Smokless Tobacco!!!!!!
     Quit dipping snuff.  You really can stop                chewing and all spit tobacco today with a                                    Tobaccoless chew. 
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Quit Dipping Now

An email conversation about quitting smokeless tobacco.

by Charlie Kerr on 10/21/10



SS:  Okay, Charlie ... I'm on day 3 without Cope n hagen and it's getting worse. AAAAuuuuuuuggggggggghhhhhh !!!!


Charlie:  Hang in there brother. There is a better day ahead.... not sure which day that will be, but you will know when you get there and you will be FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sunflower seeds may help anong with the Hooch.


SS:  I have some Hooch and I have some seeds and neither are calling my name like the snuff is. How long did you want snuff, after not having it?


Charlie:  About 3 weeks total. Got better and better each day. I put quite a bit of ground pepper in mine for about a month. Gave it a little more burn. Don't know what it did or if that really helped but didn't hurt. Good luck. Hang on, it really is worth it.  Quitting smokeless tobacco is hard business.  If you made it 3 days you can make it one more; And another after that.  Just have to keep on quitting dipping.  Every day!


SS:  Well, I'm on the 4th day, and it's hit and miss. At times, I would floss with a baboon's butt hairs to have some snuff. Otra vez, I'm better than yesterday. Go figure. It's wearing me out! PS ... I tried more pepper, even in the Spitfire.


Charlie:  Strange how we are isn't it? ---a bout the pepper I mean. BTW, if we really knew, there likely is baboon butt hair in the bad stuff. That’s a thought.


SS:  Day 5, and I appreciate this crazy correspondence. My urges are going from constant to only the major moments (AM drive, post-lunch, PM drive, post-dinner). Wait, that's still a majority of the time. Oh, well - I've placed $18 in the jar and it'll have $24 this evening (spending to savings).


Charlie:  Are you still off the bad stuff?  Hope so.


SS:  None for 10 days. Today is 11th, I guess. Use Spitfire Hooch way more than planned. I speak in short sentences. Can't piece together longer sentences. I almost had a wreck; my fault. I get in some sort of fog. But my urges and sinister impulses and flash rages have calmed. Mostly. Thank you for asking. Really.


Charlie:  EXACTLY!!!! "... and sinister impulses and flash rages have calmed. Mostly." I've been there. You are so close to being over the hump. 


Charlie:  Do you mind if I use some of our messages on my website? No full names. Don't know if I will but I might somewhere. Maybe on the testimonial page or in the blog.

SS:  You can use any of our conversations or exchanges about this, for your site.


Charlie:  When someone asks you how you did it, if you would, send them here:





If I can, you can quit dipping snuff.

































This is a recent email conversation about quitting smokeless tobacco.


Smokeless cigarettes: A testimony.

by Charlie Kerr on 10/11/10

Smoke without smoke?  You bet!!!

This past weekend I was playing in a golf tournament when I noticed my cart partner pull out a different kind of cigarette.  No flame, no ash, no tar or carbon monoxide found in traditional tobacco cigs, and no second-hand smoke.  No odor, and he says, none of the harmful chemicals in regular cigarettes.  My buddy was smoking an electronic cigarette, or an e-cigarette and has been off cigs about 10 days now.  He explained that he could choose the amount of nicotine he was getting all the way down to a zero nicotine e-cigarette.   I learned Sunday of another regular in our group who is off tobacco cigarettes now and is using an e-cigarette too.  May be helpful to some of you so I thought I would pass it along and put a link to a couple of the sites here for you to check out.  These cigs produce a vapor that simulates the taste and feel of a traditional cigarette.  Anyway, no harm in  checking it out.  Remember, if I can;  You can quit dipping snuff.  You just might quit smoking cigarettes too.

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Smokeless Tobacco: a guide for quitting.

by Charlie Kerr on 09/28/10

I was surfing around yesterday and found a site and page that looks like they could sure be helpful.  Lots of good information.  It was on the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research site at   http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/ . 

It gives some time lines, what to expect and some ideas on how to quit dipping tobacco.  It also gives a great quit dipping tobacco timeline.    Stop smokeless tobacco.  Sorry it is so long, but here is the link: http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/nidcr2.nih.gov/Templates/CommonPage.aspx?NRMODE=Published&NRNODEGUID=%7b244B1BFB-A515-47C5-B87E-B600197C9B5D%7d&NRORIGINALURL=%2fOralHealth%2fTopics%2fSmokelessTobacco%2fSmokelessTobaccoAGuideforQuitting%2ehtm&NRCACHEHINT=Guest#thedangersofdipandchew

My choice of the very best in herbal smokeless tobacco substitutes is Hooch Snuff.  Hooch is a great smokeless tobacco alternative.

Until next time, stay off the bad stuff. and remember:  If I can, you can quit dipping too!



"That Day"

by Charlie Kerr on 08/30/10

Almost every day, sometimes more than once, I get an email or some kind of message from someone starting their trek to freedom from nicotine, or are somewhere on the road.  The point is that you and I are not alone and we can take some kind of comfort in knowing that where ever we are in our personal journey, someone either is there too, or someone has been there, fought the fight and made it through.  Know that you can make it through this day, another day  and another day after that until you reach "that day";  the day you are FREE.  You can make it.  Hang in there brother.  If I can, you can quit dipping snuff.


Billy Joe Shaver

by Charlie Kerr on 08/10/10

Heard a song over the weekend that spells it out pretty plain.

"If at first you don't succeed, you've got to try and try and try again."   Billy Joe Shaver

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Tobaccoless Chew

There is a non tobacco snuff to suit almost any taste and required texture.   Jakes has 6 flavors.  Of the 6, I prefer Jakes Straight.  I’m an ex cope long cut addict.  Straight is close enough for me.  Jakes Wintergreen has a flavor close to Skoal.

Hear is how they stack up for me:

1. Jake’s Straight: It has a straight taste.  No overly sweet candy like taste here.  Of the six, this is my favorite.  I never was much of a flavored snuff guy, except when we used to by Happy Days when I was a kid.

2. Wintergreen: Almost Skoal.  Certainly second best overall.

3. Cinnamon: I like it because it has just a hint of taste, not overwhelming.

4. Spearmint: Well, it is Spearmint.

5.  Licorice: Also not an overwhelming flavor but, I like the other 4 better. 

6. Cherry: Brand new, bold, delicious, CHERRY flavor!

As far as texture, it is all long cut and packs very well.  Kind of a dry snuff so it is not sticky at all.  Over all, I like it. Best part is NO STICKY FINGERS with Jake’s Mint Chew.