1605 CE
Tobacco cultivation begins in Japan

In 1605, cultivation of tobacco begins in Japan. According to a treaty written by a Japanese author (Ohotsuki Banuwi), tobacco was planted around the town of Nagasaki.

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

Drugs: Tobacco
Regions: Japan
Topics: Cultivation, production and trade