Possibly, Cristopher Columbus wasn´t aware that discovered at the same time America and Tobacco, it was needed to pass a hundred years to be well introduced the Tobacco in Spain and some other years in the rest of Europe.

Talking about Tobacco is talking about pure history, there are some researchs that consider that the plant was discovered by Hernan Cortes by upon is arrival to Mexican Gulf coasts.



When they arrived to Mexico the first thing they saw was a great number of indiands, men and women holding a little smut to light some herbs they used to smoke

It was Rodrigo de Jerez, one of the marines that joined the expedition on the first trip who introduced the smoking habit into Spain and many other countries.