Smoking was known to be bad for you in the 20s

Before I begin I must apologise as this is not a memory posted by our visitors and is only the second time I have published something which is not a memory but decided it was so interesting I should share.

In the late 20's a number of medical reports showed that the Nicotine found in tobacco was dangerous to health so the Tobacco companies came up with a way to Denicotize Tobacco by using pre-heated steam in the process of drying tobacco. They then marketed the cigarettes and Cigars as Denicotized . It seems strange that all that time ago some of dangers of smoking were well known and documented but it took until late into the 20th century for governments to act.

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