If we are to talk about taking cigarettes, most of the time, we will not think it to women but men. Women rarely make the list of cigar smoking life, unlike legends like Fidel Castro, Winston Churchill, and so on. However, we have more men smoking cigar does not mean women don’t do it too; we would like to explore the history of women and how mom’s cigar-smoking life became popular.
Taking of cigars by women did not become so popular not until they found themselves in areas where the taking of cigars is so popular. However, over time as more tobacco companies continue to grow around the world, more women start getting exposed to it, and they welcome it as a way of life. The first set of areas where women began getting used to cigar was in Spain and the Dutch land.
The Victoria Era
During the Victorian era, there was a shift in the attitude of women. A popular queen called Queen Victoria was the first person to place a ban on women smoking cigars in her presence, and with this came public opinion over the issue of women smoking a cigar. Victoria sees women smoking as taboo, which was her reason for the ban and saw it like it’s only meant for prostitutes to give them energy while doing their business. Unfortunately, King Edward VII removed the clause and came up with the slang, gentlemen you can smoke then till today, women now smoke publicly.
Modern cigar smoking
In 1990, more women took to smoking. People now see cigar smoking as a habit of people in high status in society. As a result, a lot of women took to it without fearing the repercussions of a damaged reputation that has early faced women who …Read more