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To: Noumenon

I started rolling my own cigarettes when the tax on manufactured ones went up by a buck a pack here in IL. A carton of smokes costs me about $12.00. I’ve deprived the State of Illinois hundreds in taxes since I started.

As a bonus my hand rolls are what a cigarette is supposed to taste like. I prefer The Good Stuff Silver and Premiere tubes. They burn right, it’s pure North Carolina tobacco, rice paper, and a cotton filter. I have also noticed that I don’t smoke nearly as many. The process of making my own forces me to slow down and enjoy it.


3 posted on 02/09/2013 6:07:30 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Lurker

I did the same. Except for two weeks before the tax kicked in, I cleaned out every tobacco shop within 20 miles of its supplies of Stokkebye and Bali Shag cans. I spent about $300 in 2009 and didn’t run out until last year (I use Good Stuff pipe tobacco now as well).

I’ve cut down dramatically since I started rolling. I’m down to about three a day on most days.


8 posted on 02/09/2013 6:31:26 PM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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