Bambu papers have been around for ages. The company, originally founded in 1764 had it's beginnings making bible paper and as cigarette smoking became more popular, they switched their focus to smoking papers. What has made Bambu so popular for hundreds of years is their natural approach to making rolling papers. The gum is 100% natural with zero additives, so you aren't inhaling any extra chemicals when you spark up. The Big Bambu 1 1/2 papers have an ultra slow burn and a nice width so you can pack a good amount of material in them. We know you will enjoy these papers just like people have been enjoying them all around the world for hundreds of years.