Smoking History

Anti-smoking campaign History

Anti-smoking campaign History

October 4, 2020
Prohibition is won, now for tobacco,proclaimed the great anti-saloon preacher Billy Sunday in 1919 (1). Within months of the war in…

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Smoke Signals History

Smoke Signals History

September 24, 2020
A gentle.almost magical.puff of smoke rises up toward the clouds and heavens, floating, suspended in space, lifting then gradually…

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Surgeon Generals Warning

Surgeon Generals Warning

August 21, 2020
The Surgeon General of the Public Health Service has issued the following warning on marijuana: Marijuana use is a major public health…

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Pack year smoking History

Pack year smoking History

March 9, 2020
For example, some studies suggest that women are more susceptible to the carcinogens in cigarettes, because women appear to develop…

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Where is tobacco grown?

Where is tobacco grown?

October 20, 2019
Know that tobacco leaf will grow in almost every type of soil. Tobacco is an extremely hardy plant. It grows pretty much where any…

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Tobacco Health Risks

Tobacco Health Risks

September 30, 2019
Main content Tobacco has many negative side-affects that you should be aware of before using it. It is especially important to learn…

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Smoking, Backgrounds

Smoking, Backgrounds

September 20, 2019
Thomas Middleton’s play, The Roaring Girl , is not the best known, nor indeed the most hilarious, of Jacobean comedies. But the title…

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History of cigarettes

History of cigarettes

July 12, 2019
Tobacco marketers featured healthy, vigorous, fun-loving people in their ads. Often these were celebrity figures from sports and entertainment…

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Smoked salmon History

Smoked salmon History

May 3, 2019
A marriage made in New York, though both partners came with plenty of baggage. Jerry Deutsch/iStockphoto.com hide caption toggle caption…

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History of pipe smoking

History of pipe smoking

April 3, 2019
Tobacco Pipes by Ivor Noël Hume The author holds a long clay churchwarden pipe, which is among the most fragile of eighteenth-century…

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Description of tobacco

Description of tobacco

November 24, 2018
Having previously written about my approach to blending, I realized that bringing information about different tobacco types to light…

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100 pack year smoking History

100 pack year smoking History

October 15, 2018
1London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK Abstract Lung cancer incidence in smokers is roughly proportional…

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