Smoking History Lesson, #2: The 1500s

The sole purpose of the “heroic” and “honorable” anti-smoking industry is to educate the hapless, freedom-loving citizenry about the dangers of tobacco and therefore save their lives. At least, that’s what they claim their motivations are. But what would that excuse come to if it turned out they began their “cause” before anyone even knew tobacco was dangerous? What if they started this game hundreds of years before any science on the matter was done?