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From 1965 to 2006, rates of smoking in the United States declined from 42% to 20.8%
“Roll Your Own” is the subject of controversy in both Illinois and West Virginia right now. Some have argued that Roll Your Own allows shop owners and customers to avoid a tax that is otherwise placed on more common packs of cigarettes. Two local operators say there is no tax avoidance. They say the tobacco, because it is labeled as pipe tobacco, falls under a different taxable rate.
How long can you go on paying good money for tobacco that can just as easily be produced at home?
Growing your own is not against the law, no matter where you live. And let's face it, the price of tobacco is never going down, is it?