During world war II, cigarette consumption rises dramatically, and so do federal and state income from cigarette sales. By the end of the war, cigarette smoking has not only become socially accepted, it is seen as socially-desirable in certain subcultures.
Source: Austin, G. A. et al. (1979). Perspectives on the history of psychoactive substance use. NIDA.
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|Topics:||Drugs and war, Taxation and regulation|