by Hilary Young on October 05, 2017
Smoking cigarettes was a cultural norm until it wasn’t; smoking was allowed pretty much everywhere--on airplanes
, in restaurants and even in hospitals. But in January of 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General released the first report about the damage that smoking could do to the human body and things began to change. Suddenly, the risks of smoking seemed to outweigh the benefits.