"Tobacco is radioactively
contaminated with polonium-210, a naturally occurring decay product of
radon. Intoxicating and addictive, tobacco became the subject
of the first truly global commodity craze.
Recent studies have shown a synergy
between polonium and carcinogenic chemicals in cigarette smoke that increase
the lifetime risk of lung
cancer 8 to 25 fold.
A filter for removing polonium-210 from
cigarette smoke has been available for more than 40 years." - Janet Raloff
London has more than 7,000 tobacco "houses"-cafe-like places where the city's
growing throng of nicotine junkies could buy and smoke tobacco.
tobacco is not just any tobacco.
The tobacco sold in American cigarettes
in not the tobacco native Americans used but a more potent strain used by Carib
Indians who were cannibalistic.
Spanish explorers noted how the Taino island natives would
roll dried tobacco, light the rolls and inhale the smoke.
1612 Carib tobacco is first planted in the Virginia colony.
1614 John Rolfe, the Englishman who married
Pocahontas, obtained seeds for Caribbean tobacco and cultivated it in Virginia,
even though Spain, in an attempt to protect its tobacco trade, had made selling
such seeds to a non-Spaniard a capital offense.
The True Story of Pocahontas as NOT told by
The native Virginia tobacco, Nicotiana rustica, grown by the
Indians, had a biting taste and was not as sweet to smoke as Caribbean tobacco
nor as strong.
1635 Tobacco sale in France is
restricted to apothecaries by doctor's prescription only.
1873 Daniel Lord and Ambrose Thomas found the advertising
agency Lord & Thomas in Chicago.
1882 Millardet discoveres a mixture of copper sulfate and
hydrated lime can effectively control downy mildew of grape.
1893 Southern California Fruit Exchange is founded in
1890 James Buchanan "Buck"
Duke founds American Tobacco by forcing several rival firms to unite with his.
1898 American Tobacco holds 85% share of the US
Albert Lasker joins the Lord & Thomas advertising
1907 Southern California Fruit Exchange
approve first-ever large-scale advertising campaign aimed at advertising a
Lord & Thomas proposed the metaphor
"sun-kissed" to describe the oranges; Sunkist is the brand settled on for
the advertising campaign.
1908 Albert Lasker
takes control of the Lord & Thomas advertising agency.
1911 Federal court orders American Tobacco trust
A leaner American Tobacco, headed by Percival Hill, is one
of the four companies spun off from the old trust.
The other three were
RJ Reynolds, P Lorillard and Liggett & Myers, all of which had existed
prior to the formation of the trust and which had maintained varying levels of
autonomy within it.
1921 to 1924
advertising industry by using the radio in
advertising campaigns for
Palmolive soap, Kotex sanitary napkins, and Kleenex disposable facial tissues
while significantly altering popular culture.
1924 American Tobacco retains Lord & Thomas to work on the
Lucky Strike account.
Albert Lasker* persuades
Percival Hill to focus the majority of the marketer's ad budget on that single
A series of magazine ads showed movie starlets smoking
cigarettes making Lucky Strike a leading brand of cigarettes.
Lucky Strike has 16% of the cigarette market, a distant third behind Camel
(40%) and L&M's Chesterfield (25%).
Albert Lasker appealed directly
to the psychology of the
consumer: Women seldom smoked cigarettes - "Reach for a Lucky instead of a
sweet" - marketing spiel
asserted a connection between health, thinness, fashion and Lucky
1926 Albert Lasker purchases
a major interest in RCA as it
spawns subsidiary NBC.
the Amos 'n' Andy radio
situation comedy as an advertising vehicle for Pepsodent toothpaste,
inventing the broadcast
Easter Sunday 1929
Edward Bernays, Sigmund
Freud's nephew, extends ad campaign effort with the "Torches of Freedom
March" down New York's Fifth Avenue, in which 10 debutantes publicly puff
their cigarettes as they strolled down the avenue, creating a sensation on the
newsprint front pages.
1931 American Tobacco
profits have more than double, from $21 million to $46 million with Lucky
Strike moving ahead of Camel.
1933 The Journal of the American Medical
Association (JAMA) begins accepting tobacco advertisements and
mid-1930s 1 Sunkist orange in 5 is juiced, often at soda
Sunkist juice is the second-most-popular soda fountain
drink, after Coca-Cola.
"Don't let their evil deeds escape your
can be said in behalf of smoking as a form of escape from tension than against
it." - Journal of the American Medical
March 1973 Medical World
News reveals data from a tobacco industry authority that cigarettes are 5%
sugar, cigars 20% and 40% in some pipe tobaccos.
cigarette smoke contains over 4,000 different chemicals including:
polonium 210, nickel, polycyclic hydrocarbons , dibenz acidine, b-napthylamine,
urethane, nitrosonornicotine, toluidine, aluminum, zinc,
mercury, silicon, titanium,
acetone, toluene, acetic acid,
ammonia, arsenic, butane,
hexamine, hydrogen cyanide,
methanol, napthalene, nitrobenzene, nitrous
oxide phenols, stearic acid,
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