The Cigar Industry is one of the largest legal industries in the world. It is responsible for the employment of hundreds of thousands of people, especially in parts of the world where there's little other forms of employment. Obviously, there are some health issues associated with smoking.
However, like anything, a cigar every now and again in moderation is less harmful than a habit. In fact, cigars - due to being made up of natural ingredients - don't have some of the additives that cigarettes do.
Cigars are believed to have been founded in and around the Latin American cultures around 950AD. There were pockets of cigar smokers around Latin .... Click here to read more
Whenever you think of cigars, the first image to spring to mind will no doubt be of a ‘made person’, lighting up and taking a puff with the utmost panache and style. Pacino in Scarface, for example.
The cigar they’re smoking is more often than not one of the many Cuban cigars that are acclaimed and revered throughout the whole smoking world. So why are they held in such high esteem?
As well as oozing style, having your own Cuban cigars gives you a sense of exclusivity as they are relatively difficult to find and even more so in the rarer blends. Only a finite amount is produced a year and even less of it is exported and this is down to historical reasons, rel.... Click here to read more
Tobacco has a long history, spanning well over thousands of years. Earliest visible signs were seen through carved drawings in stone that were made by the Mayan Indians of Mexico. These drawings date back to between 600 and 900AD. However, experts believe that tobacco has been growing since as far back as 6000BC and think Native American inhabitants began finding ways to smoke it around two thousand years ago.
Native Americans were thought to smoke tobacco as medicine and occasionally for religious ceremonies, where the earliest signs depict a Mayan smoking a role of tobacco leaves tied with a string. The Native Americans continued using tobacco themselves.... Click here to read more