History of an Invention: Kent Micronite

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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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