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“Hey, do you have any cigarettes?” he nudged me and asked as we sat in the classroom. “Yea, but it’s in my room,” I replied. “Alright, after class then,” he said.
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The #Benaki Museum || #Exhibition: Καπνός | Tobacco 101 notes on oriental tobacco || until 31.08.2014 #Athens
The exhibition «ΚΑΠΝΟΣ | TOBACCO» views oriental tobacco from a variety of historical perspectives and presents it as a multifaceted commercial product. From the needles used in the stringing of the leaves, the spiking process in the villages, the ‘tonga’ process for bundling tobacco leaves and the wooden chests used in commercial processing, to the imposing tobacco warehouses of northern Greece and the intricately made cigarette cases and packs in Athens and Thessaloniki, the exhibition presents the history of tobacco and, through it, an important part of the history of Greece. 50 more words
A 2009 law that raised federal taxes to discourage smoking cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in lost revenue as manufacturers relabeled products and consumers shifted to cheaper pipe tobacco and large cigars, the U.S. 408 more words