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Posted by:Nov 15th 2004, 12:17:26 pm
Fig Tree News TeamToday in 1492 first recorded Euro tourist to the Caribbean Christopher Columbus noted in his journal the use of tobacco among native Americans, the first recorded reference to tobacco, which was brought to Europe by a French ambassador, Jacques Nicot, hence nicotine. Of course, in these enlightened times we are aware of the dangers of tobacco, and so quite sensibly the various city councils of the world must protect us from our own dim-wittedness by outlawing the smoking of the evil weed in public.

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