The cigarettes that never were. Part 2

Quite rightly, many readers noted the absence of the most famous “movie” brand Morley in the review. But I left it out deliberately, because today the whole review is devoted to “replacement” brands, those cases when it is impossible to fit the real image of the brand into the script. So… Morley. These are really […]

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What’s in my name?

No, today’s post will not be about our, everyone’s favorite, Henry Tudor.)) Today will be a text about names. More precisely about the names of cigarette brands and although many of them seem to be made up from the background, but definitely not all of them. I will tell you about some of them today. […]

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Who will win the tobacco wars?

The confrontation between tobacco manufacturers and authorities around the world began as soon as these same authorities wished to take tight control of the companies’ revenues. Yes, basically all these confrontations are aimed at the survival of competitors from the market, rather than real concern for our health or the environment. In May 2020, the […]

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A word or two about the cigarette filter

Or rather, not even about the cigarette filter! There are all sorts of things made with a filter these days! There are versions for self-smoking cigarettes, for smoking a pipe, even cigarillos and there are some with a filter. A few facts you may not have known are in this article. The first cigarette filter […]

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How many calories are in a cigarette?

Cigarettes are a product that is in your life every day if you are a smoker. If it has become a question of losing weight or gaining weight, how do cigarettes affect that? Do they provide extra calories to your body? In this article, we will look at what the caloric content of cigarettes is […]

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The history of tobacco creativity.

Creativity and ingenuity have never been alien to tobacco marketers. Not only that, but tobacco marketers are the only ones who periodically feel the pressure of a whole bunch of different organizations wanting a piece of the “tobacco pie”. In previous reviews I have written about how some brands have marketed by improving tobacco content […]

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History of an Invention: Kent Micronite

A small part of this story can be found in Wikipedia, but there you will probably find only the “conclusion” strongly corrected by the anti-tobacco industry, in the light favorable to them. This story with Kent Micronite filter is cited to this day as “an example of irresponsibility and criminal collusion of tobacco companies”… But […]

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What are the formats (sizes) of cigarettes?

When I write cigarette reviews, I use terms that I thought everyone knew a long time ago. But it turns out that not all readers are aware of them. Forgive me for those who know about formats and sizes, this article is not for you. It’s an introduction to the world of slims and sizing. […]

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