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The History Of
Tobacco has a very exciting history. In 6000 BC, the tobacco plant began growing in America. The first pictorial record of smoking was a pottery vessel and on it, a Mayan term for smoking was sik'ar.
Did you know the Indian's used tobacco to claim revenge on the white men? They used it to poison the Americans. Indians were smoking long before white men came to the new world.
Did you know tobacco was called a "cash crop" throughout the 17th and 18th centuries? In 1913, the American Society for the control of Cancer was formed to inform the public about the disease.