Safer? Give me a break. Have you seen photos of the deformed victims of mouth cancer, etc. And drinking the stuff, I can only imagine what bodily harm this could do.
Safer, this sounds like the tobacco industry rhetoric of the last century.
If you want to smoke, power to you. If you want to chew, power to you. If you want to drink cancer "tea," more power to you. But do not try and push this safe propaganda here. Nicotine is a highly addictive and dangerous drug.
Dictionary.com wrote:a colorless, oily, water-soluble, highly toxic, liquid alkaloid, C 1 0 H 1 4 N 2 , found in tobacco and valued as an insecticide.
Also, skip the smokersonly dot org links. I will break or delete them each time.