1681 CE
The English Govenment moves towards opening the Russian tobacco market

The English government sees an economic potential in the Russian tobacco market and starts diplomatic moves to open that promising market to its subjects.

Source: Austin, G. A. et al. (1979). Perspectives on the history of psychoactive substance use. NIDA.

Drugs: Tobacco
Regions: Russia, UK (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)
Topics: Cultivation, production and trade