Tobacco and smoking has a long and checkered history dating. Pictorial records of smoking date back to the 11th century. Below is a synopsis of the history of smoking. cigarettes, cigars and tobacco. Rates of cigarette smoking vary widely, and have changed considerably over the course of history - since cigarettes were first widely used in the mid-19th century. While rates of smoking have over time leveled off or declined in the developed world, they continue to rise in developing nations.
The tobacco industry remains highly lucrative despite the decades-long health campaign against them. Popular tobacco brands are especially targeted by activists. Arguably a billion dollar industry, tobacco has withstood the test of time. It is the only trade that continues to thrive despite the increasing restrictions and market challenges. It adapts well with the changing times through its ingenuity and resilience.
Here are the most popular cigarette brands:
- Marlboro -Marlboro is the