1693: ENGLAND: Smoking banned in Commons chamber: "no member do presume to take
tobacco in the gallery of the House or at a committee table"
1698: RUSSIA: PETER THE GREAT establishes a trade monopoly with the English, against
1699: LOUIS XIV and his physician, FAGON, oppose smoking.
Next Chapter: The Eighteenth Century--Snuff Holds Sway
Chapter 1: Discovery Chapter 2: The Sixteenth Century--Sailors Spread the Seeds Chapter 3: The Seventeenth Century--"The Great Age of the Pipe" Chapter 4: The Eighteenth Century--Snuff Holds Sway Chapter 5: The Nineteenth Century--The Age of the Cigar Chapter 6: The Twentieth Century, 1900-1950--The Rise of the Cigarette Chapter 7: The Twentieth Century, 1950-1999--The Battle is Joined Chapter 8: The New Millennium Notes
Tobacco Timeline: The Eighteenth Century--Snuff Holds Sway
Author: Gene Borio
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