Retrieved May 19, 2020.
Ambient pop collective Cigarettes After Sex were formed almost accidentally in 2008 by songwriter and bandleader Greg Gonzalez.
President Richard Nixon signed into law a ban on cigarette advertising on radio and TV in 1970, the tobacco industry took their big-moneyed PR campaign to Hollywood, resulting in an increase in paid product placement for cigarettes in movies until the 1980s, including scenes showing characters smoking in bedrooms.
Tobacco advertising from the 1900s and onward shows how companies used explicit imagery to associate smoking with virility, stamina, improved sexual performance.
Cigarette companies turned to a publicist by the name of Edward Bernays nephew to Sigmund Freud to attract the other half of the population to their products.
The motivations of someone who enjoys post sex smoke may include the above factors, a combination of them, or none at all.