Food of the Eighties, Candy Cigarettes
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White sticks of candy shaped like cigarettes in similarly branded cigarette boxes. Nothing like getting the kids hooked at an early age.
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Mel - July 31, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember these, they were so strange and novel! It wasn't so much that they resembled cigarettes, but the consistency! They were made of confectioner's sugar, I think, or something very fine. They would stick to your tongue if they were dry, or dissolve in your mouth slowly with a cool (as in the temperature) sensation on your tongue. They didn't have much flavour, but they were lightly sweet and mildly powdery on the outside.
Mike - September 11, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember walking around smoking these things thinking I was so badass lol. Do they still make these? I highly doubt it as someone would have thought of a way to sue the company by now lol.
Tammy - September 28, 2008 - Report this comment
There is a small (locally owned) Phamracy here that still sells candy cigarettes! I bought a box for the memories. Does anyone remember the Bubble gum cigarettes? The ones that were wrapped in paper and if you blew on them the Powder would blow out like "real smoke"?
val - November 25, 2008 - Report this comment
there used to be the white ones that were candy and the gum ones that you could blow the sugar out of like smoke. SO good
marshalmeg - March 29, 2009 - Report this comment
These are still one of my favorite candies. I love whatever substance they are made from and remember that 'cool' sensation you got when eating them. I was sad when they disappeared and my mother got annoyed about them. I wish they would turn that white sugary substance into another candy. The sticks that come with Fun Dip are the closest thing.
Jo - June 08, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember seeing them for a short time when my daughter was little (she was born in 1996) and then all of a sudden they became "Candy Sticks" with slightly different they are still around, actually!
Bill - July 13, 2009 - Report this comment
My family all smoked when I was a kid. We came home with these and fit right in. I got some fro my son because I was reminiscing the family all sitting around and me with my fake cigs. I saw him and I just about lost it. I threw them away. Read later that kids who eat the candy identify with it later in life and start smoking. OUCH
weeze - August 24, 2009 - Report this comment
The magic ingredient that makes them feel so smooth and awsome is actually just cream of tartar! I found that out a couple of years ago. My sister and I were never allowed to have them, yet we both started smoking by high school. Guess Dad should have let us have the candy.
RockerGirl - September 28, 2009 - Report this comment
My parents bought a pack of these for us kids once...and then they got mad at us when we pretended to smoke them! Go figure.
Memphis - November 19, 2009 - Report this comment
I have to disagree about eating the candy cigs, then growing up and smoking the real ones. I never did start smoking- it's gross! They changed the formula, like everything else, and the new ones just don't taste the same as they did when I was a kid in the 70's. I remember a slight spearminty/pepperminty flavor.
Alana Cicchi - January 04, 2011 - Report this comment
There were TWo different types of candy cigarettes,the larger cigarette sized boxes with names like Cool and Pell Mell,and they had a minty taste to a white sugary candy.Then they had the sweet ones with no mint,just sugar and thinner without the red tips,that were more of a powdered sugar substance.These are still sold as candy sticks.I saved original cigarette boxes until a few years ago,I guess because Id always known thed get taken off market.For stupid reasons,by the way.WHO cares?these are candy.I ate them DAILY yet have never smoked a day in my life,and Im 35.Bubblegum cigarettes came in grape,and regular for sure with powder inside.
karmasalt - February 07, 2011 - Report this comment
i love these things there so good i remember i tryed the regular ones and the chocalate ones but not the bubble gum ones i wish i had the candy store that sold them closed and the ice cream truck that sold them never comes any more.
 - March 10, 2011 - Report this comment
They sell these at the gas station down the road from me!! They are still called candy cigs & the packs they come in look exactly like a real pack of cigs!!! & they are only .25 cents!! & they still taste the same as they did when I wad little, a little minty!! It's so funny!! 
W. - May 02, 2011 - Report this comment
Consumed a mountain of this candy too. Loved the things.
Tracy - September 30, 2011 - Report this comment
I too remember two different kinds of candy cigarettes as karmasalt mentioned. By far the "minty" flavored ones, were the better of the two. After searching today, high and low, for the two varieties, I was crushed to discover that Necco was the maker of the nice sturdy "minty" candy cigarettes w/ the red tips, only to find that they recently discontinued this product. Can't find a retailer ANYWHERE. Looks like those of us who love(d) candy cigarettes are stuck with the thinner "powdered sugary" type ones made by Worlds Confections. Bummer.
JRL - December 08, 2011 - Report this comment
I only had these a few times because they gave me an absolutely killer headache... just like real second-hand smoke.
ND - August 06, 2012 - Report this comment
They still make these! I used to have these all the time as a kid. :)
Gary - January 04, 2013 - Report this comment
It was so great how a kid could blow "real" smoke and then enjoy the candy. I became a smoker and these did not make me do so. I wish they were back so we could give them out for Holloween.
Charlie - January 01, 2014 - Report this comment
I'm not a big candy guy but I actually enjoyed the taste of a candy cigarette every now and again. Smooth and mellow, just like a candy should be...

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