The spittoon is as iconic and as much as the part of the fabric of U.S. history as the cowboys who used them. Then, as it is now, it was and still is, popular and necessary.
In fact, as state lawmakers continue to outlaw cigarettes in bars, restaurants, workplaces and government buildings, smokers are opting for smokeless tobacco, and the spittoon (or something like it) is once again becoming indispensable.
Underscoring the notion that smokeless tobacco is on the rise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that four our of every 100 adults aged 18 years and older (men and women) use smokeless tobacco, about seven in every 100 are men. Similarly, young adult males (aged 18-25 years old) accounted for more than 10 in every 100. This bodes well for companies that provide accessories for smokeless tobacco users, such as Atlanta-based FLASR (OTCQB: FLSR).
One of the more inconvenient (not to mention messy) facets of smokeless tobacco is the spit cup that must accompany users. According to the company’s website, FLASR portable spittoons were invented to “provide you with an elegant and easy-to-use solution for taking your favorite tobacco products along wherever your travels lead you.”
The FLASR flask has an advanced closing mechanism, ensuring it stays securely closed when not being used, eliminating the risk of spills and leaks often associated with cups and bottles. Additionally, the new 4-ounce FLASR pocket-sized spittoon is designed to allow users to open and shut it with just one hand, making it an ideal solution for everyday use or when taking the pleasure of snuff, dip or chew along on any outdoor hobby such as hunting or fishing, or to outdoor events such as barbecues, picnics or baseball games—without unwanted attention.
The company plans on designing variations of the product to give consumers a greater choice of design options, such as brands and logos of sports teams, hobbies, interests, and more.
For more information, visit www.flasr.com.