no need for experience
snuff is an outside thing that makes you happy the more you use it - the less affect it will have and you will need more and more -
the only true happiness - the one that lasts all the time is from the "path" from doing good and avoiding bad - and it will be a much stronger feeling of happiness that any substance can give you
snuff is just one way to "escape" dealing with reality - and this causes suffering and delusion - especially cause tobacco is addicting and addicting stuff cause lots of suffering even if you cant notice it at the moment
many members here have tried drugs and alcohol and said how bad it was for them - if they wouldnt have stopped they would never have advanced in the path - snuff is causing addiction - and any addiction causes lots of suffering
and would be preventing you from advancing
someone said it and he is trying to quit smoking also - he said it in another forum - you read it i believe :
anyhow, to the crux of the matter.
nicotine is a drug.
nicotine creates craving
nicotine alters mood.
nicotine is an intoxicant
therefore snuff tobacco is an intoxicant
and intoxicants is something you should stop using if you want to advance - you have to follow the 5 precepts - the 5 precepts are part of the basics -
why listen and stop using snuff ? it ruins your health - it an addiction - which makes you have lots of greed for it and feeling aversion (bad) when you dont have it , it was said in the buddhas teachings that its bad - it is said by members here who used drugs alcohol and smoking that its bad .... all the reasons in the world to stop using it - especially cause it slows your advancement in the path
this is a useful guide to stop using snuff - can get better than this - spesific guide for quitting snuff
i recommend you should stop - only recommend its your decision - i hope you will follow the guide above