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Tobacco Research Paper

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Tobacco’s origin is very deep that “tobacco is a plant that grows natively in North and South America. It is in the same family as the potato, pepper and the poisonous nightshade, a very deadly plant” (University of Dayton). When Christopher Columbus came to this new world in 1492, he was offered some sort of tobacco leaves by the American Indians that he did not know about this plant (University of Dayton). After this invention, sailors and traders brought it to Europe, and they planted it all over the European soils. It grew in the European soils like cats and dogs. At that time, tobacco became famous because it was thought that it “could cure almost anything, from bad breath to cancer” (University of Dayton). Moreover, “in 1571, a Spanish…show more content…
In the history of tobacco, it financially helped the American Revolutionary War in 1776 “by serving as collateral for loans the Americans borrowed from France” (University of Dayton). People smoke like chimneys, and moreover, today, people think that cigarettes just look like friends of smokers, although tobacco and its products are very dangerous to human health. In the history of tobacco, people loved it, smoked it, and offered it to other people, especially their friends and relatives. For example, sales of cigarettes were very high during the WW II because “tobacco companies sent millions of cigarettes to the soldiers for free, and when these soldiers came home, the companies had a steady stream of loyal customers” (University of Dayton). But, later, scientists and doctors found out that it was very bad to human health, for example, “in 1953, Dr. Ernst L. Wynders finds that putting cigarette tar on the backs of mice causes tumors” (University of Dayton).
During the history of tobacco, it has been developed as products, such as filtered cigarettes, flavored cigarettes, and electronic cigarettes. Overall, it is very dangerous and unhealthy to human beings, although tobacco was offered by American Indians, brought back to Europe, and planted all over the European soils to get benefits of
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