When choosing a tobacco for use as an organic pesticide keep this in mind: it’s the nicotine the bugs hate, so the higher concentration of nicotine, the better. A tobacco like N. Rustica has a very high nicotine concentration. Boil the tobacco in a pot of water, then strain it into another container. Use the [...]

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admin on February 15th, 2011

I hate it that my fiancé chews tobacco. He tells me he doesn’t, but I can smell the fruity smell in his truck. He lies to my face, claiming he doesn’t chew, but there’s that smell! What kind of chew has that smell? Most brands offer some sort of fruit-flavored tobacco, including Skoal, one of [...]

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admin on February 14th, 2011

I’ve notice my mood improves when I use chewing tobacco. Is this due to chemistry, or simply the physical pleasure that comes with chew? The “physical pleasure” you mention is definitely a part of the process. It’s no different than the so-called “calming” effect smoking has on some people; it gives them something to do [...]

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admin on February 13th, 2011

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admin on February 11th, 2011

My brother recently started smoking. I’ve done everything to convince him to stop, but he seems determined. What are other negative side effects from smoking tobacco, besides the obvious one, cancer? Even a short list of smoking’s side effects is fairly long. First off, tell your brother tat one in two lifetime smokers die for [...]

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Pipe tobacco is generally more moist and flavorful than cigarette tobacco. Also, pipe tobacco is cut much courser than that used for rolling purposes. Finally, pipe tobacco is often scented (maple, cedar, cherry and so on). Pipe tobacco may be used for rolling, however; just make sure you don’t roll the smokes too tight. Also, [...]

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admin on February 1st, 2011

To make your own pipe tobacco you’ll need the following items: 1) a small glass dish; 2) a cigar humidor; 3) two grams of unflavored tobacco; 4) five drops of food-grade flavor oil. Put the tobacco into the glass dish and add the flavoring oil (available at many craft and hobby stores). Toss lightly to [...]

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admin on January 30th, 2011

Have you heard the expression, “All things come to those who wait?” As with all growing things, this phrase holds especially true for tobacco. Not only must it be grown in suitable soil under sunny conditions, it must then be harvested and cured, a process than can take from between two weeks to a month, [...]

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admin on January 27th, 2011

I’m looking for a tobacco pipe that uses a filter system. I had one years ago, but don’t seem able to find one in any stores anymore. There was a time when every corner grocery had a display card featuring filtered pipes—usually inexpensive “corncob” models and usually by Dr. Grabow. With the current societal attitude [...]

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admin on January 24th, 2011

By “all-natural” tobacco, I’m assuming you mean tobacco without added nicotine or other chemicals sometimes used to preserve tobacco for shipping and storage. Fortunately, any reputable tobacconist should be able to provide you with exactly what you’re looking for. You can expect to pay premium prices for the “really good stuff,” but if you’re a [...]

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