- — Slogan
The brand appears to be commonly mocked and it is mentioned on the Redwood Cigarettes website, stating that "no real man would smoke an Athena, even if he was drunk". Cousin Ed also makes fun of Lazlow in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories stating that he probably smokes Athena 200's, once again criticizing him.
- Athena is named after the Greek goddess of wisdom by the same name. This is also referenced in Athena 200's Slogan and the typeface used on the logo which has an ancient Greek aesthetic.