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
has more than 7,000 tobacco "houses"-cafe-like places where the city's growing
throng of nicotine junkies could buy and smoke 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.
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 cigarette
court orders the trust dissolved.
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.
Lasker crafts the
Amos 'n' Andy radio
situation comedy as an advertising vehicle for Pepsodent toothpaste,
inventing the broadcast commercial.
Easter Sunday 1929
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.
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
1948 "More can
be said in behalf of smoking as a form of escape from tension than against it."
- Journal of the American Medical Association
"Don't let their evil deeds escape your
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.
American tobacco cigarette smoke contains over
4,000 different chemicals including nitrosamines, crysenes,
polonium 210, nickel, polycyclic hydrocarbons , dibenz acidine, b-napthylamine,
urethane, nitrosonornicotine, toluidine, aluminum, zinc,
mercury, gold, silicon,
silver, titanium, lead,
copper, acetone, acetic
acid, ammonia, arsenic,
butane, carbon monoxide,
hydrogen cyanide, methane,
methanol, napthalene, nitrobenzene, nitrous
oxide phenols, stearic acid, toluene,
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