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  • Believe it!

    January 19, 2018

    n the 1900s claiming to be a ‘Cigarette Fiend’ was a legitimate defence for murder A...

    Transportation of Tobacco

    January 17, 2018

    400 years ago, sugar and tobacco offered people on both sides of the Atlantic new luxur...

    Smoke tricks: The French Inhale

    January 15, 2018

    The French Inhale, also known as the Irish Waterfall, is easy to do and looks awesome. ...

    Smoking Trivia

    January 10, 2018

    A famous explorer who arrived in a new land smoking a pipe, was promptly doused in case...

    Believe it!

    January 8, 2018

    During the Roaring Twenties, the times were a’ changin’ in America, and so were (especi...

    Believe it!

    January 4, 2018

    The elderly residents of a remote Mediterranean fishing village in Italy are being stud...

    James Bonsack

    December 26, 2017

    James Bonsack, an American, revolutionized the cigarette market by introducing continuo...

    Fumeur à la Cigarette Verte (Smoker with Green Cigarette) Pablo Picasso, 1964

    December 25, 2017

    In the summer of 1964, Picasso created the Fumeurs (“fumeur” is French for “smoker”), a...

    The cigarette industry has invented much of modern marketing.

    December 20, 2017

    Color lithography was first used commercially by tobacco manufacturers more than 100 ye...

    State-owned Tobacco Companies

    December 18, 2017

    As many as 14 countries have large state-owned tobacco companies. Guess what percentage...

    The President of Smokers

    December 14, 2017

    John Adams, 2nd President of the United States of America and the first to live in the ...

    Smoke Rings

    December 14, 2017

    Smoke rings looks like neat little rings made out of smoke. Blowing rings is a a pre...

    Tell us … yea or nay?

    December 7, 2017

    Should Indian trains have a smoking compartment? How about railway platforms? Should th...

    Almost as old as time

    December 4, 2017

    Smoking has been practiced in one form or another since ancient times. The early Eur...

    Cigarettes as ice breaker

    November 30, 2017

    “Cigarette?” “Want a light?”   Have there ever been such universal ice-br...

    Cigarettes After Sex

    November 29, 2017

    Quick Quiz. Cigarettes After Sex is (a) A habit (b) A band Whether option (a) ...

    Believe it - Smoking is the secret to her longevity

    November 28, 2017

    At 112 years old, Nepali Batuli Lamichhane is one of the oldest people in the world. ...

    Cigarettes as laxatives

    November 22, 2017

    Nope, you’re not imagining it. Your first smoke, immediately after waking up, does help...

    A cigar worth $12,000!

    November 20, 2017

    A cigar once smoked by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill has sold for $12...

    Ask for it like a local!

    November 20, 2017

    While “cigarette” will work across the world, here’s how to ask for it like the locals ...

    Believe it!

    November 16, 2017

    A school in Australia is permitting students as young as 15 to take a smoke break at lu...

    Commodity Money

    November 13, 2017

    In the aftermath of World War II, a cigarette standard emerged in post-war Germany. Any...

    Say it ‘Like A Smoker’

    November 9, 2017

    “Going for a smoke” is so yesterday. Next time, try one of these, to tell colleagues wh...

    Tobacco As Currency

    October 18, 2017

    Commodity money is a term used for commodities with intrinsic value that come to be use...

    Le Smoking

    October 11, 2017

    Till as recently as 1966, pants were considered inappropriate as eveningwear for women....

    Cigarettes As Ration

    October 9, 2017

    Tobacco was a part of ration of the soldiers in both World War 1 and World War 2 - the ...

    Your Next Fashion Accessory!

    October 6, 2017

    If you have a taste for craft, some time to spare, and loads of attitude, rustle up som...

    You thought smoking was a mod thing?

    October 5, 2017

    Did you think smoking was a “mod” thing to do? It was common for women to smoke the ...

    5 Best Hookah Joints in Mumbai

    September 8, 2017

    There’s a special joy in doing something that has history to it! Same goes with smoking...

    Quotes all Smokers should use

    September 1, 2017

    "They may take our mints, but they'll never take our cigarettes!"

    What makes Smoking Enjoyable?

    September 1, 2017

    Smoking has been a habit and pastime for millions across the globe. There must be somet...

    The Chindi Chors

    September 1, 2017

    People these days have become such chindis that they have even started flicking cigaret...

    What makes a Good Hookah Parlour?

    August 24, 2017

    Although smoking hookah has become a common sight in many areas across the country, a g...

    6 Important Tips When Smoking Your First Cigarette (Beginners Class)

    August 18, 2017

    I’ve seen many non-smokers become smokers in my time with just a few simple rules they ...

    Why Women Shouldn’t be Afraid to Smoke in Public

    August 11, 2017

    There are some things that most people who smoke have heard at least once in their life...

    The Joy of Smoking

    August 10, 2017

    Every smoker’s eyes light up when they hear the sentence, ‘Chal let’s go for a smoke’. ...

    Why Smokers Start Young

    August 7, 2017

    Smoking starts as an experiment, just to try it. It is triggered by the universally per...

    The One Puff Urge

    August 4, 2017

    Do you know what compels a smoker to smoke a cigarette? It’s the urge, the craving they...

    Times when Smoking is our Saviour

    August 2, 2017

    Life is not always a bed of roses. People have to deal with bad decisions and situation...

    What goes Best with Sutta?

    July 24, 2017

    A smoke at almost any given time is great. But some things take the experience of a smo...

    6 Reasons Why I Love Smoking Sutta

    July 21, 2017

    Everyone has a reason to start smoking. Some seriouss some just for fun. Here are a few...

    6 reasons why we love smoking sutta

    July 19, 2017

    While there are many reasons why we start smoking, here a few of the most common ones. ...

    The Stress Buster

    July 17, 2017

    Stress is one issue that just won’t go away. I feel it’s like a disease that haunts us ...

    Not Smoking, But 3 Other Things That Should Be Banned In Public

    July 13, 2017

    The biggest problem in the country today is the issue of smoking banned in public areas...

    5 of the coolest and most unique ashtrays.

    July 11, 2017

    We’ve all used ashtrays. Some very basic, but some unique ones have caught our attentio...

    If not chai, what else goes with sutta?

    July 7, 2017

    Many of us have a peculiar style of smoking sutta or a smoking habit. Some common, some...

    Things Smokers Are Tired Of Hearing

    June 30, 2017

    Every time a smoker lights up, there’s someone waiting in the wings to tell them how th...

    5 Awesome Smoke Tricks You Should Try

    June 30, 2017

    You probably wouldn’t want to use these tricks to impress your parents at a family func...

    4 Of The Best Sutta Habits

    June 26, 2017

    People say old habits die hard. Well, I say, so what if the habit is smoking, such habi...

    Funny Cigarette Stories

    June 23, 2017

    A man walks into a pharmacy and wanders up and down the aisles. The sales girl notices ...

    Wearing Indian Clothes Classifies You A Non-smoker

    June 23, 2017

    Women smoke too, so? Why is it such a big issue? Every smoker is bombarded with advice ...

    What’s Better than Chai aur Pakode?

    June 19, 2017

    We all know that chai goes best with biscuits, but what else does chai go well with? He...

    Baarish, Sutta aur Cutting Chai

    June 16, 2017

    We’ve all had fun singing, dancing and getting wet in the rain when we were kids. Now a...

    Where It All Began..

    June 15, 2017

    How many of you remember your first cigarette experience? Well, I remember mine! I was ...

    5 Kickass Ashtrays

    May 20, 2017

    If the brand you smoke makes you look cool, what about a kickass looking ashtray. I’m s...

    5 Movie Characters That Made Smoking Look So Bad-Ass

    May 20, 2017

    Clint Eastwood: I wonder if he takes classes on how to make smoking look cool

    4 Weirdest Places to Light a Smoke

    May 4, 2017

    Dark Alleys I guess every vigilante needs a smoke break after saving a cat from a tr...

    3 Kickass Sutta Buddies to have!

    May 2, 2017

    The Social Smoker: The man who chases his vodka with a cigarette.   The C...

    Me, Myself & Sutta!

    April 27, 2017

    Everyone has their perfect smoking spot. The smoking spot is a place where all the thin...

    Types of Smokers you’ll find at Every College Tapri

    April 25, 2017

    I am hurt by the fact that we smokers are very conveniently put into one category, SMOK...

    Places you can't not smoke!

    April 21, 2017

    We get a lot of eyeballs while smoking plus the ban on smoking in public hasn’t made it...

    Office Smoking Areas

    April 11, 2017

    Who does not crave a smoke after those long 3 hour meetings? But what happens then? ...

    CCTV cameras

    April 5, 2017

    Tapriwala, the man who knows everything!

    A Perfect Start to an Imperfect Dinner

    April 4, 2017

    Every woman dreams of a romantic candlelight dinner with wine, soothing music and dimly...

    When Men think they are Good at Hiding!

    March 30, 2017

    For a smoker the words ‘I quit’ don’t exist in their dictionary. A smoker might go on a...

    A place where you can’t resist a smoke!

    March 27, 2017

    At a local bar Most people need a smoke over a drink because that’s...

    Smoke Jokes: Welcome to the Lighter Side

    March 23, 2017

    When you smoke in a group – at work or at a social gathering – it is always important t...

    The bonds of smoke

    March 20, 2017

    While social media might be the best way to meet new people, bonding over a cigarette i...

    Ash & Ashtray: The Responsible Smoker

    March 17, 2017

    Have you ever come across the responsible smoker? They are the ones that usually don’t ...

    Sutta Break Zaroori Hai

    March 16, 2017

    A sutta break is always welcome. Life can be overbearing, and the regular drag...

    One Cigarette Lighter: The Lament of a Kanjus Smoker

    March 10, 2017

    If you are a chain smoker, the idea of holding on to a matchbox for too long isn’t a gr...

    Smoking Confusion: Khane Ke Pehle Ya Khane Ke Baad?

    March 8, 2017

    In life, one can come across three pleasures: a drink before and a smoke after. In this...

    The Ill-Effects of the Forced Smoking Timeout

    March 4, 2017

    Don’t you hate it when you’re forced to take a timeout from smoking? I especially don’t...

    Udhaar Ka Sutta: Meeting the Cigarette Crunch

    March 1, 2017

    Every smoker fears the day he runs out of smokes and I have apparently been without a s...

    Smoke Flavours That Give a High

    February 27, 2017

    While some of you might turn your noses up at flavoured cigarettes, other find a new ta...

    Jugad Sutte Ki: Smoky Drama in a Cash-Less Time

    February 24, 2017

    The note ban has seriously taken a toll on smoker’s and their ability to buy as many fa...

    The Airport Safe Zones for Smoking

    February 14, 2017

    What do you do when you want to smoke a drag when waiting for a flight at the airport? ...

    When Smoking Bails You Out

    February 7, 2017

    Have you ever wondered (with special reference to non-smokers) why we always n...

    The Smoke Exchange as New Currency

    February 3, 2017

    With demonetization kicking in, we need to find other cashless ways to pay for things. ...

    The Cutting Chai – Aadhi Cigarette Equation

    February 2, 2017

    Don’t you absolutely love a glass of cutting chai in the morning? It helps to wake me u...

    An Education: A Masterclass in Smoking Do’s and Dont’s

    October 25, 2016

    As any smoking enthusiast will tell you, enjoying a cigarette is a hobby, not a habit. ...

    SOS Alert: Oh No, I’ve Run Out of Smokes!

    October 25, 2016

    Do you know what my worst nightmare is? Running out of cigarettes when I’m desperate fo...

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