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Where Do Blunts Come From? Who Was The First To Smoke One? Snoop Dogg Weighs In

This article was originally published on Weedmaps, and appears here with permission.

Blunts have been synonymous with cannabis for at least 25 or so years, most popularized by rap and hip-hop artists from decades past. But these extra-large, tobacco wrapped versions of a joint have a hazy history. 

One of the most shareable ways to smoke, a blunt is formed from a pre-made wrapper, a broken-down cigar or whole-leaf tobacco, also known as fronto. Fronto is hugely popular in New York City, via the Caribbean where it is cultivated and used to roll cannabis,....More>>>