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Originally posted by doobydoll
Originally posted by stanguilles7
Looks like these shops are misusing a loophole meant for pipe tobacco. This new law will correct that loophole. So?
The new federal law makes it harder for stores with roll-your-own cigarette machines to classify the tobacco they sell as pipe tobacco –- which is taxed at a lower rate than cigarette tobacco.
Want to smoke tobacco without paying taxes? Grow and cure your own. Problem, solution.
Hand-roll them yourself at home.edit on 7-7-2012 by doobydoll because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Saphira
I'm solving my cigarette problem with an E-smoke. E-smokes vaporize liquid nicotine, so there is no combustion of paper, nor any smoke to inhale. It's simply vapour.
Big-pharma doesn't get my money anymore, nor do the tobacco companies. A "carton" of E-liquid runs me about $22, which is way cheaper than the $80 I was spending before. I no longer have a smokers cough, I don't smell like tobacco, and I can smoke my E-smoke anywhere!
Originally posted by KilrathiLG
reply to post by Daedal
just go find a reservation(native Americans) they dont seem effected by tobacco tax hikes and i doubt they will change anything they are doing cuz the government tells them to i been getting packs of smokes for like 2.50 on tribal land and cartons for around 20 so go visit your neighbors(native Americans) loose some money in their casinos and buy some native grown tobacco to not get taxed into oblivion
www.nativevillage.org...edit on 7-7-2012 by KilrathiLG because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Startruth144
reply to post by Honor93
All bs.. Do a little more research
I have been researching for a couple years now and this is all big pharma propaganda.. Basically lies.
A lot of doctors including my own even believe there is a smear campaign fronted by big pharma against e cigs.
It is hurting big pharma from selling their patches and other drugs that supposedly help you stop smoking.
oh please, could that staement be any more foolish ?
this is about businesses having regulations applied fairly and equally under the law
and how well did that argument work against "manufacturers" like Build-a-Bear ??
because it is an unfair practice for other manufacturers in the industry who pay the higher fees to manufacture, not just distribute
and you obviously read it or you wouldn't quote my opinion about "convenience".
i have manual rollers, several of them.
have had for many years, however, i thoroughly enjoyed the convenience and time-saving bonus of having the machine do it for me.
uh, no they haven't ... i've been a smoker for more than 30yrs.
Those tax and licensing laws have been in place a long, long time.
Originally posted by Wide-Eyes
reply to post by Honor93
i have better things to do with the time it takes to roll by hand.
Seriously? It akes about thirty seconds to roll a smoke! If 30 seconds is too long in your amazingly busy life then how do you have time to write lengthy posts on ATS?