Spring 2012


WE ALL SMOKE

You may contact the First Families of Virginia,
but do not expect an invitation to join.

Order of the First Families of Virginia
5055 Seminary Road, #439
Alexandria, VA 22311 USA

Descendants of Pocahontas and John Rolfe
are counted among its members.

John Rolfe made his money in non-native
tobacco species as a cash crop. He believed
he saved her soul through Christian marriage.

Nicotine crosses the blood-brain barrier within
seven seconds after inhalation. The half-
life in a system is roughly two hours.

It activates reward pathways. The average smoker
uses 20 cigarettes a day in order to stave off
withdrawal.

There are no children who carry my blood.
You must do it.

CARA BENSON

 

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Edison Manufacturing Company - Admiral Cigarette advertisement (1897)