In this age vaporizers and custom glass account for the vast majority of smoking devices sold. However, tobacco connoisseurs have long since enjoyed their herbs of choice through a variety of devices. Beginning in 800- 900 AD, pottery depicts Mayans smoking tobacco wrapped in dried leaves. Fast forward to Cuba in 1492, Rodrigo de Jerez, part of Columbus’ crew was reportedly the first European smoker to land in that country.

Smoking may be frowned upon but the fact of the matter is human beings have enjoyed this habit for years. Check out the following infographic from Everyone Does It to see what other types of smoking devices were popular through the ages.

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History of Smoking Devices

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