Daily Archives: August 30, 2010

United States of Smokers

About one in five American adults smokes, according to the 2009 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being survey.

Roll-Your-Own Cigarette Machines Help Evade Steep Tax

WOOD DALE, Ill.—Scores of tobacco retailers in the U.S. are taking advantage of a federal tax loophole to offer deep discounts on roll-your-own cigarettes. But the practice is attracting scrutiny from regulators and cigarette manufacturers.