A pack of premade cigarettes costs about $9–10 (MA, USA), while rolling or stuffing your own costs about 55 cents/pack (buying 5 pounds bags tobacco for $50–55, stuffed in non-filtered tubes that cost me $1 per 400).
Is making your own cigarettes cheaper?
Tobacco and Supplies costs:
When you buy more, it is cheaper, for example 1lb bag may cost as low as $15. Tubes with a filter cost around $2 to $3 for 200-250 regular sized (80mm) empty tubes. Cigarette rolling paper is even cheaper, priced around $1 for 100-200 leafs.
How much does it cost to make a cigarette?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average cost of a pack of cigarettes is $6.28, which means a pack-a-day habit sets you back $188 per month or $2,292 per year. Ten years of smoking comes with a $22,920 price tag. But depending on where you live, you could be paying much more.
Is it better to roll your own cigarettes?
Many smokers believe that rolling your own cigarettes is a way to cut back on smoking and/or avoid the harmful chemicals that are in commercially-produced regular filtered cigarettes. But there’s no such thing as a healthy smoking option, and hand-rolled cigarettes are no exception.
What do you need to make your own cigarettes?
In order to make your own cigarettes you need:
Dry tobacco and empty, filtered cigarette tubes, cigarette paper leafs and filters for cigarette rolling are sold in most of the local tobacco and/or grocery stores.