||Portugal is the first European country to cultivate tobacco
||The tobaco plant gets named TABACUM NICOTIANA after Jean Nicot de Villemain, the
French ambassador in Lisboa
||Foundation of FÁBRICA DE TABACOS MICAELENSE at
||Foundation of FÁBRICA DE TABACOS ESTRELA at
||king Emanuel II. gets overthrown, Portugal
becomes a republic
||currency "Reis" gets replaced by "Escudo"
||Foundation of EMPRESA MADEIRENSE DE TABACOS at
||Foundation of A TABAQUEIRA (by Alfredo da
Silva) and COMPANHIA
PORTUGUESA DE TABACOS
|| A TABAQUEIRA produces it's first cigarette
with filter called SG
||COMPANHIA PORTUGUESA DE TABACOS changes it's
name to INTAR
||A TABAQUEIRA and INTAR
||Foundation of TABAQUEIRA E.P. by merger of A
TABAQUEIRA and INTAR
||Portugal becomes part of the European Union
||TABAQUEIRA E.P. changes it's name to TABAQUEIRA
||Introduction of front health warnings
||Tar gets limited to a maximum of 15mg
||PHILIP MORRIS acquires 65% of TABAQUEIRA S.A.
||Tar gets limited to a maximum of 12mg
||PHILIP MORRIS raises it's share of TABAQUEIRA S.A.
||January, 1st - "Escudo" gets replaced by "Euro", exchange rate:
200,482 Escudos = 1 Euro
|| new big health warnings with white background and black frame (45% of surface
at front, 55% at back), no more names like "light" or "mild"
||January, 1st - maximum tar gets reduced to 10mg, nicotine to 1.0mg