I support smoking cigars; not stinky chemical-additive-laden cigarettes like this. But somebody had this on their car in Florida (figures).
1920 ad for Murad Cigarettes.Credit: Stanford School of Medicine
It makes sense that Saint Nick would prefer Turkish tobacco; after all, he was from Asia Minor… 😉
This 1881 Wilcox & Co. ad for Cigares De Joy makes the claim that they benefit those suffering from “asthma, cough bronchitis, hay-fever, influenza, and shortness of breath.”Credit: Stanford School of Medicine
This 1890 ad for Dr. Batty’s Asthma Cigarettes warns against administering them to your kids unless they are at least six years old.Credit: Stanford School of Medicine
Cubeb cigarettes were meant to help with asthma, hay fever, and pharyngitis.Museum of Health Care; Kingston, Ontario.