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Coconut Tobacco

Anyone remember coconut tobacco? It came in a pouch (like Old Holborn etc) and looked like tobacco but was coconut strands! This was the 70s and the days of candy cigarettes! All this was stopped by the busy bodies who thought it would turn kids into smokers...I loved the cocunut treat but it didnt make me a smoker!

I remember buying this stuff from my local corner shop on the way home from school in the early 60s! It did taste of coconut and I clearly remebber the pouch style packaging. I can also remember in the run up to Christmas the appearance of 'smokers sets' which were like a variety pack with chocolate pipe, cigarettes etc ! Amazing! I remember my brother having one one but the chocolate was not very good, I had loads of sweet cigarettes, but in all my 61 years I have never smoked a real one!


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Do You Remember Coconut Tobacco?

Do You Remember Coconut Tobacco?

  • littlegrandma1963
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    A sweet shop in Skipton sells it by the quarter :-) No tobacco pouch though :-D
  • Anonymous user
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    Thats tobacco
  • Anonymous user
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    you can still buy sweet to tabacco today.