A small part of this story can be found in Wikipedia, but there you will probably find only the “conclusion” strongly corrected by the anti-tobacco industry, in the light favorable to them. This story with Kent Micronite filter is cited to this day as “an example of irresponsibility and criminal collusion of tobacco companies”… But […]Continue reading
Monthly Archives: May 2023
Is women’s freedom the work of the tobacco companies?
At the beginning of the 20th century, smoking in the street could get you not only a fine but also imprisonment for 30 days. Moreover, for example in New York in 1908 it was forbidden to smoke at all! But the law was in force for only two weeks and it was applicable only… Women […]Continue reading
What are the formats (sizes) of cigarettes?
When I write cigarette reviews, I use terms that I thought everyone knew a long time ago. But it turns out that not all readers are aware of them. Forgive me for those who know about formats and sizes, this article is not for you. It’s an introduction to the world of slims and sizing. […]Continue reading
Cigarettes that never existed
Or rather they were, but they existed only within the confines of movie scripts. I will tell you about some of them today. The Imperial Balaji cigarettes smoked by Joan Mary Lambert, the navigator of the “USS Nostromo” in the 1979 film “Alien”, never really existed. It’s nothing more than an invention of the set […]Continue reading
Facts about the legend: Marlboro
Today I offer you a collection of facts about the legend of the world tobacco market. But, let me not repeat myself here and replicate everything that is known about the brand. I will limit myself to little known facts. But I can’t do without mentioning some of the key ones. So, Marlboro first appeared […]Continue reading
Sometimes they come back again… Smoking Captain Black
I’m sure many people will remember this brand with a kind word… But the time of that very American Captain Black is long gone and, unfortunately, irrevocably gone. The Dominican version, now on sale, is always inferior in quality to the American one. But even that has almost disappeared from the tobacco shelves in the […]Continue reading