Turkish tobacco, (Nicotiana spp. , L - Turkish, tütün), or Oriental tobacco, is a geographical indication of tobacco. Turkish ( tr Türkçe IPA) is a language spoken by over 63 million people worldwide making it the most commonly spoken of the Turkic languages. A geographical indication (GI is a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin (eg Tobacco is an Agricultural product recognized as an addictive drug processed from the fresh Leaves of plants in the genus Nicotiana. It is cultivated mostly in the Aegean and Black Sea regions of Turkey and throughout nations that were once a part of the Ottoman Empire, such as Greece and Bulgaria. The Black Sea is an inland Sea bounded by southeastern Europe, the Caucasus and the Anatolian peninsula ( Turkey Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches The Ottoman Empire (1299–1923 ( Old Ottoman Turkish: دولتْ علیّه عثمانیّه Devlet-i Âliye-yi Osmâniyye, Late Ottoman and Modern Turkish Greece (Ελλάδα transliterated: Elláda, historically, Ellás,) officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία The state of Bulgaria (България transliterated bg-Latn ''Balgaria'' The country preserves the traditions (in ethnic name language and alphabet of the First Bulgarian
Turkish tobacco has a much milder flavor and contains less nicotine and carcinogens that other varieties . In order to get the full flavor, it is mixed with more robust tobacco such as Virginia tobacco. Tobacco is an Agricultural product recognized as an addictive drug processed from the fresh Leaves of plants in the genus Nicotiana. Turkish tobacco plants usually have a greater number and smaller size leaves. These differences can be attributed to climate, soil, cultivation, and treatment methods.
Tobacco originated in the Americas and was introduced to the Ottoman Turks by the Spanish. The Americas are the lands of the Western hemisphere or New World, consisting of the Continents of North America and South America The Ottoman Turks were the subdivision of the Ottoman Muslim Millet that dominated the ruling class of the Ottoman Empire. The Turks over time developed their own method of growing and using tobacco. The Turkish people (Türk Halkı also known as " Turks " ( Türkler) are defined mainly as being speakers of Turkish as a First language It was first grown in Macedonia. Macedonia is a Geographical and historical region of the Balkan peninsula in southeastern Europe whose area was re-defined in the early 20th century And even though Greece and Bulgaria still grow the same seed, it is still considered Turkish tobacco because the seed was developed during Turkish rule. The state of Bulgaria (България transliterated bg-Latn ''Balgaria'' The country preserves the traditions (in ethnic name language and alphabet of the First Bulgarian The Ottomans also developed different methods of consuming tobacco such as using a hookah for smoking. A hookah (हुक़्क़ा حقّہ hukkah) is a single or multi-stemmed (often glass-based water pipe for Smoking. . Today, cigarette smoking is prevalent in Turkey and Greece.
Turkish tobacco is mixed with many brands of cigarettes thus the popularity and value of the variety is so great that it is also grown in Italy, South Africa, and even the Americas. If the Republic of Turkey was to claim geographical indication and intellectual property rights on the seed, as France has done with Champagne, then no other nation but Turkey would be allowed to grow and market "Turkish tobacco", which would drive prices up . Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches A geographical indication (GI is a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin (eg Intellectual property ( IP) is a legal field that refers to creations of the mind such as musical literary and artistic works inventions and symbols names Champagne is a Sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle Secondary fermentation of Wine to effect Carbonation. Tekel is the largest Turkish company to market Turkish tobacco in Turkey and R. J. Reynolds is the largest in the world under the cigarette brand name Camel that they introduced in 1913 . Tekel, ( Turkish, literally single-hand or Monopoly) is a Nationalized Turkish company in 1925 from Richard Joshua "RJ" Reynolds ( July 20, 1850 - July 29, 1918) was an American businessman and founder of the R
All tobacco, regardless of the variety, is a health hazard .