Black Tobacco

A pungent, relatively crude air-cured tobacco. Cf Blonde tobacco
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For a whole day my companion had rambled about the room with his chin upon his chest and his brows knitted, charging and recharging his pipe with the strongest black tobacco, and absolutely deaf to any of my questions or remarks.
as the aroma of Captain Black tobacco wafts through the air.
She was a poor, black tobacco farmer in Virginia, and doctors never sought permission from her or her family for the research.
The Vueltabajo region, an appellation of origin that eventually became the province's surname, produces the best-quality black tobacco in Cuba.
And now we have to test your kids to see if they have cancer.' At least that is how Day Lacks, an indigent black tobacco farmer from Virginia with only a third-grade education, recalled the conversation.
Blond tobacco is usually either air-cured or flue-cured and is not typically fermented, whereas black tobacco --grown mainly in Central and South America, Cuba, Spain and France-- undergoes a necessary process of air-curing and fermentation before resulting in a tobacco adequate for consumption (<<Physicians for a SmokeFree Canada>>, 2009).
Combining careful reporting with vivid narration, science writer Rebecca SNoot describes how cancerous cells growing in the cervix of a poor black tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks changed the face of modern medical science.
Weaving together the voices of black tobacco workers, businessmen, teachers, preachers and domestics, Brown captures the hustle and bustle of this New South city.
Don Antonio lights black tobacco and, with shacapa (Pariana species) in hand, begins to chant and rhythmically drum the shacapa on our bodies while blowing the smoke around us, awakening our energies.
I motioned to the barkeep, while Holmes stuffed his pipe with his strongest black tobacco.
But some Cubans did not seem to know, or care, and continued to light up their black tobacco cigarettes in enclosed areas now designated as non-smoking.
In Indonesia, for instance, a lower rate is (or at that time was) imposed on indigenous black tobacco and clove primarily used by lower-income workers.