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A cigarette-rolling machine ready to create a cigarette. With increased taxes on the sale of cigarettes more people are turning to roll-you-own cigarettes to save money.

Local businesses feels the effects of statewide cigarette tax

By Erin Kolb | March 17, 2013

Local Tobacco stores are seeing effects from a statewide cigarette tax increase of $1 in June and Cook County’s decision to raise the county’s tax even more. Patrick Garcia, employee at Huskies Discount Tobacco, 1023 W. Hillcrest Drive, said Cook...

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