America's Complex History With Tobacco, From 'The Marlboro Man' To E-Cigarettes

Jul 11, 2019
Originally published on July 11, 2019 12:56 pm

This month, the state of Virginia raised the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with historians Nathan Connolly (@ndbconnolly) and Ed Ayers (@edward_l_ayers), co-hosts of the podcast “BackStory,” produced at Virginia Humanities, about America’s complex relationship with tobacco.

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