History of Tobacco (part 2)

1953 Dr. Ernst L. Wynders finds that putting cigarette tar on the backs of mice causes tumors. January 1964 Dr. Luther L. Terry, U.S. Surgeon General issues the first warning on the link between smoking and lung cancer. 1965 Congress requires warning labels on cigarettes. 1967 The Federal Trade Commission rules that the Fairness Doctrine […]

History of Tobacco (part 1)

1847 The famous Phillip Morris is established, selling hand rolled Turkish cigarettes. 1849 J.E. Liggett and Brother is established in St. Louis, Mo. 1875 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (better known for its Reynolds Wrap Aluminum Foil) was established to produce chewing tobacco. 1901 3.5 billion cigarettes were sold, while 6 billion cigars were sold. 1902 […]