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Tobacco was an agricultural product on the planet Earth processed from the leaves of plants in the genus Nicotiana of the Nightshades family. To extract nicotine, a highly addictive and poisonous substance, humans smoked toacco on Earth until at least the 21st century.

During the 19th century tobacco was on sale in a shop in the Irish village of Fair Haven, if the holoprogram Paris 042 is to be believed. (VOY: "Fair Haven")

Data would smoke a pipe when portraying Sherlock Holmes on the holodeck, as it was part of the role. (TNG: "Elementary, Dear Data", "Ship in a Bottle")

Captain Jean Luc Picard lit a tobacco cigarette while portraying Dixon Hill on the holodeck. (TNG: "The Big Goodbye")

When Quark, Rom and Nog found themselves in 1940s Earth, virtually all of the Humans they encountered were smokers. Quark had a particularly negative reaction to the tobacco smoke. (DS9: "Little Green Men")


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