Category Archives: tobacco in history

50th Anniversary of Surgeon General’s Report on smoking

Next week is the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking U.S. Surgeon General’s report on cigarettes. This report was the result of more than a decade of studies and research into the growing suspicion of a connection between smoking and lung … Continue reading

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Chewin’ tobacco in Steamboat Willie

Went to Disneyland last week and for some reason it jarred this memory for me. The first ever Mickey Mouse cartoon — Steamboat Willie — had a funny scene in it in which the captain of the steamboat takes a … Continue reading

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