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The Complex and Interesting Origin Of Cigars

Have you ever wondered where cigars were first produced?  Know the history of cigars before it became very popular in Europe, by watching this video from BBCWorldwide

 

The Complex and Interesting Origin Of Cigars

A Short History Of Cigars And Tobacco

 

It is widely known that cigars were first produced in Spain.  But before cigars became all the rage in Europe, Tobacco was necessary to make them.  Tobacco is endemic to the Americas, where native people have produced it for hundreds of years.  It is also known that the Maya of Yucatan peninsula produced and smoked tobacco too.  It’s first use in the United States was probably from a group of people in the Mississippi.  It wasn’t when the time Christopher Columbus sailed to the Americas in 1942 that the rest of world knew tobacco.  Though Columbus was not impressed by tobacco, but many of his people grew fond of the strange plant.  Watch the video to know more about the interesting history of cigars.

 

Cigar | The Complex And Interesting Origin Of Cigars

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Tobacco Plant | The Complex And Interesting Origin Of Cigars

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There’s your short history of cigars.  Among the wealthy and fashionable, the favored way of taking tobacco was the cigar.  Smoking cigar remains a practice of the rich people.  But if you find it soothing and you believe it is your thing, who cares about the rich, do as you please.

 

 

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