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Types of Tobacco

Aromatic Fire-Cured
Aromatic Fire-Cured

Aromatic Fire-cured. Prior to the American Civil War, most tobacco grown in the US was fire-cured dark-leaf. This type of tobacco was planted in fertile lowlands, used a robust variety of leaf, and was either fire cured or air cured.

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Bidis
Bidis

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act) of 2009 prohibits the sale of flavored cigarettes in the United States; therefore, data on the use of kreteks are no longer collected.

source: cdc.gov
Blunts
Blunts

The Paper Difference Between Joints, Blunts, and Spliffs. Paper choice is paramount to your smoking experience, impacting the product’s quantity (which is contingent on paper size), flavor (tobacco papers are notably sweeter than hemp paper), and burn (thicker papers tend to burn slower than thinner papers).

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Brightleaf Tobacco
Brightleaf Tobacco

Brightleaf tobacco March 16th, 2010 | Comments Off on Brightleaf tobacco Brightleaf tobacco is very well known as “Virginia tobacco”, often regardless of the state from where it is coming from.

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Burley
Burley

White burley tobacco monument dedicated on August 7, 1964 and located at the Ohio Tobacco Museum in Ripley. Burley tobacco is a light air-cured tobacco used primarily for cigarette production. In the United States it is produced in an eight-state belt with approximately 70% produced in Kentucky.

Burley
Burley

Burley tobacco is a light air-cured tobacco used primarily for cigarette production. In the United States it is produced in an eight-state belt with approximately 70% ...

Cavendish
Cavendish

Cavendish Tobacco refers to tobacco that has been heat treated with fire or steam and then subjected to heavy pressure in order to produce a sweet taste with a moist texture.

Chewing Tobacco
Chewing Tobacco

Chewing tobacco is a common type of smokeless tobacco. Smokeless tobacco products consist of tobacco or a tobacco blend that's chewed, sucked on or sniffed, rather than smoked. Nicotine is absorbed through the soft tissues of the mouth and in some cases swallowed.

Cigarettes
Cigarettes

Get the facts about nicotine, flavorings, colorings and other chemicals found in e-cigarettes. Find out more » Learn about the American Lung Association’s programs to help you or a loved one quit smoking, and join our advocacy efforts to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.

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Cigarillos
Cigarillos

A cigar is defined as a roll of tobacco wrapped in leaf tobacco or in a substance that contains tobacco. 1,2 Cigars differ from cigarettes in that cigarettes are a roll of tobacco wrapped in paper or in a substance that does not contain tobacco.

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Cigars
Cigars

Cigar tobacco is grown in significant quantities primarily in Central America and the islands of the Caribbean, including Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Panama, and Puerto Rico; it is also produced in the Eastern United States, the Mediterranean countries of Italy and Spain (in the Canary Islands), and in Indonesia and the Philippines of Southeast Asia.

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Corojo
Corojo

Corojo is a type of tobacco, primarily used in the making of wrappers for cigars. The variety was originally grown in the Vuelta Abajo region of Cuba but is today grown exclusively in the Jamastran valley of Honduras and in the United States in Western Kentucky.

Corojo
Corojo

Corojo is a type of tobacco, primarily used in the making of wrappers for cigars. The variety was originally grown in the Vuelta Abajo region of Cuba but is today grown exclusively in the Jamastran valley of Honduras and in the United States in Western Kentucky.

Creamy Snuff
Creamy Snuff

Creamy snuff is a paste consisting of tobacco, clove oil, glycerin, spearmint, menthol, and camphor, and sold in a toothpaste tube. According to the U.S NIH-sponsored Smokeless Tobacco Fact Sheet, the manufacturer recommends letting the paste linger in your mouth before rinsing.".

Criollo
Criollo

Criollo is a type of tobacco, primarily used in the making of cigars. It was, by most accounts, one of the original Cuban tobaccos that emerged around the time of Columbus.

Cut Sizes
Cut Sizes

Rope tobacco is not cut, but rather spun into thick cords usually about 1” in diameter, and sold in different lengths. This is typically considered a “bulk” tobacco. It is a fairly uncommon method of preparation, but Rope is quite compact and stores very well, much like Plug tobacco.

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Dark Fired Kentucky
Dark Fired Kentucky

Special to KyForward Lexington’s Michael Breeding goes straight from a successful launch of a PBS documentary, “Cassius Marcellus Clay: An Audacious American,” to another PBS premiere — about a way of life common to Western Kentucky, the production of dark-fired tobacco from start to finish.

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Dipping Tobacco
Dipping Tobacco

Dipping tobacco is a type of finely ground or shredded, moistened smokeless tobacco product. It is commonly and idiomatically known by various terms—most often as dip and sometimes as rub. It is used by placing a lump, pinch, or "dip" of tobacco between the lip and the gum.

Dipping Tobacco
Dipping Tobacco

Dipping tobacco is a type of finely ground or shredded, moistened smokeless tobacco product. It is commonly and idiomatically known by various terms—most often as dip and sometimes as rub. It is used by placing a lump, pinch, or "dip" of tobacco between the lip and the gum.

Dissolvable Tobacco
Dissolvable Tobacco

Dissolvable tobacco is a tobacco product. Unlike ordinary chewing tobacco, it dissolves in the mouth. Major tobacco manufacturers that sell dissolvable tobacco products include R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (Camel-branded "Orbs," "Strips," and "Sticks," 2009) and Star Scientific ("Ariva," 2001 and "Stonewall," 2003).

Dissolvables (Lozenges, Sticks, Strips, Orbs)
Dissolvables (Lozenges, Sticks, Strips, Orbs)

Dissolvables are finely ground tobacco pressed into shapes such as tablets, sticks, or strips. 3 Dissolvable tobacco products slowly dissolve in the mouth. These products may appeal to youth because they come in attractive packaging, look like candy or small mints, and can be easily hidden from view.

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Dokha
Dokha

The smoke from dokha tobacco does not stick to fabrics nor does it have the distinct and often unpleasant odor of other tobaccos….this makes it easier to “sneak a smoke” undetected if you’re one of those sneaky people or at least prevent your much loved non-smoker from being subjected to the smell.

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Extra Long cut
Extra Long cut

Copenhagen Natural Extra Long Cut. Copenhagen Natural is a brand of dip which I’ve been interested in trying for quite some time now. Although I’ve tried long cut varieties of dip before, Natural is my first extra long cut. I like the ease of dealing with long cuts, and an extra long cut is something I thought would work well.

Kreteks
Kreteks

Kreteks. The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act) of 2009 prohibits the sale of flavored cigarettes in the United States; therefore, data on the use of kreteks are no longer collected.

source: cdc.gov
Latakia
Latakia

Latakia tobacco (Arabic: تبغ اللاذقية ‎) is a specially prepared tobacco originally produced in Syria and named after the port city of Latakia. Now the tobacco is mainly produced in Cyprus.

Little Cigars
Little Cigars

BnB Tobacco carries one of the largest selection of Little Cigars brands online. Little Cigars offer a variety of affordable smoking experiences.

Loose Leaf
Loose Leaf

Tobacco Enjoyment With Your Own Twist Kentucky's Best ® Roll Your Own is Available in Red, Silver, Gold, and Menthol in both 16 ounce and 6 ounce bags. Long before it occurred to anybody to manufacture cigarettes and sell them in boxes, tobacco was blended, shredded and sold in sacks for folks to roll their own.

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Orientals
Orientals

Turkish tobacco, or Oriental tobacco, is a highly aromatic, small-leafed variety of tobacco which is sun-cured. Historically, it was cultivated primarily in Thrace and Macedonia, now divided among Bulgaria, Greece, the Republic of Macedonia and Turkey, but it is now also grown on the Black Sea coast of Turkey, in Egypt, in South Africa and elsewhere.

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Pellets
Pellets

A tobacco pellet measures 1.0 × 0.5 cm and has a natural content of nicotine. The average sugar content of each mini-roll is 0.02 gram. The average nicotine content of Arctic is 5 mg per tobacco pellet, based on an average moisture content of 27%.

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Perique
Perique

Perique / p ə ˈ r iː k / is a type of tobacco from Saint James Parish, Louisiana, known for its strong, powerful, and fruity aroma. When the Acadians made their way into this region in 1776, the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes were cultivating a variety of tobacco with a distinctive flavor.

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Plug
Plug

What is Plug Tobacco? Smokeless tobacco users are prone to develop cancers of the jaw, tongue and esophagus after years of prolonged use. Those who chew tobacco and use snuff increase their risk of developing cancer.

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Roll-Your-Own Cigars
Roll-Your-Own Cigars

Cigar Tobacco Leaves - Roll Your Own Cigars Ever since tobacco was first discovered, people around the world have been smoking cigars. Whether by tying bundles of leaves together with twine, wrapping them in a corn husk, or rolling a modern double maduro, smoking cigars is an enjoyable pastime that has been popular throughout history.

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Snuff (Moist, dry, or in Packets [U
Snuff (Moist, dry, or in Packets [U

Smokeless Tobacco: Products and ... Snuff (moist, dry, or in packets [U.S. snus]) 1; ... Snuff is finely ground tobacco that can be dry, moist, or packaged in pouches ...

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Snus
Snus

In Sweden, the makers of snus have asked the FDA for permission to say on the product label that snus is safer than cigarettes. Currently, the warning on Swedish snus cans says, “This tobacco product damages your health and is addictive.” Is It Different Here? Snus got its start in Sweden as a way to preserve tobacco.

source: webmd.com
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Turkish
Turkish

Turkish tobacco, or Oriental tobacco, is a highly aromatic, small-leafed variety of tobacco which is sun-cured.

Turkish
Turkish

Turkish tobacco, or Oriental tobacco, is a highly aromatic, small-leafed variety of tobacco which is sun-cured.

Twist
Twist

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Virginia
Virginia

Aromatic Fire-cured smoking tobacco is dark leaf, a robust variety of tobacco used as a condimental for pipe blends. It is cured by smoking over gentle fires. In the United States, it is grown in northern middle Tennessee, western Kentucky and in Virginia.