Can You Refrigerate Tobacco?

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Modern loose tobacco bags can be stored indefinitely in your refrigerator. Keep in mind that they will still stay fresh for several months without any refrigeration at all. Tobacco does not spoil unless it gets wet. Refrigeration of tobacco products is usually a personal choice, not a necessity.


  • Place your tobacco or little cigars on the shelf. This is the analyzer to check whether you like the taste of refrigerated cigarettes. A few smokers can’t endure the taste, while others can’t discover any distinction at all.
  • Leave the pack in the refrigerator for about a month.
  • Remove your tobacco. Give it a chance to get to room temperature, and after that, try to smoke it. If you think it’s horrible, then you dislike the taste of refrigerated tobacco. Attempt to store your tobacco bags in a cool, dry area. If you do like the taste or don’t find any distinction in the taste, feel free to refrigerate more of your tobacco.

Tips & Warnings

  • Keep the tobacco products well away from food items so they won’t taste like tobacco. There are special refrigerators made to fit in your vehicle if that’s the only place you are allowed to smoke. Some people prefer to get loose packs of tobacco and store them in a plastic bag in the freezer and then roll their cigarettes.
  • Don’t store cigars in the refrigerator because they can’t handle the moisture and temperature changes. They need to be stored at room temperature.

Learn more:

How to Prepare Pipe Tobacco for Cigarettes