Jack Tapper at ABC News seems amused by a picture of Obama's brand cigarettes that a reader from Florida sent. Apparently, the presidential pleasure sticks are manufactured by a Uruguayan company, Montepaz, and sold in the States. Aside from that, there's little information about the smokes.
This, however, is not the first time a U.S. president has been honored by his own tobacco product. Surprisingly, we're not talking about Bill Clinton cigars.
Just 22 years ago, there was a promotional brand of cigarettes known as Campaign '88, which featured both a George Bush version and the less popular Dukakis variant (then again, who wants to suck on a Dukakis?)
From John F. Kennedy's term through Ronald Reagan's last term, it was also apparently common for the White House to offer guests boxes of cigarettes bearing the presidential seal.
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No president ever had an official brand of cigarette, though, but one did make money endorsing them. Yep, Ronald Reagan.