I Roll My Own Cigarettes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    Ex-marlboro Smoker

    I smoked Marlboro Reds for 40 years and only stopped when they switched to the FSC paper. They made me sick and I could not adjust. I was coughing, felt tightness in my chest, and they tasted terrible. I bought out every non-FSC carton I could find but knew they wouldn't last...
    Havasmoke Havasmoke
    61-65, M
    1 Response Jan 19, 2011

    Roll - Type - Smoke

    With cigarettes at $4.50 to $7.00 on the average, almost everybody I know has switched to rolling their on cigarettes or trying electronic cigarettes. I just can't keep ahead of myself. People say oh I roll while I watch a tv show. I don't watch tv I use my computer. It goes...
    jenvice jenvice
    46-50, F
    Jun 22, 2013

    In my youth I used to roll my own cigarettes

    because of the price and the coolness. After university I switched to unfiltered cigarettes because I was just lazy, earned enough money and couldn't find the time to roll them at work. But "thanks" to new laws in the European Union the factory made unfiltered cigarettes got so...
    tierm95 tierm95
    41-45, M
    Nov 2, 2015

    and save so much money!

    ! last time i had to buy tobacco was 2 months ago i bought 2 bags and theyve lasted a very long time! a box of filters costs like 2.10 and a bag is like 11 bucks so like 12-13$ a month for cigs is pretty good if you dont know about this, you should! if youre gonna smoke yourself...
    father4leaf father4leaf
    31-35, M
    Jul 16, 2015

    Greatly Reducing My Smoking, But...

    We've been broke, or at least to the point where cigarettes are not something we want to buy a lot of... so we unroll what's left of our Camels or whatever we're smoking at the time and re-roll them.  I've smoked Bugler, Top, Bali Shag and a few other brands of rolling...
    mscrazylady mscrazylady
    26-30, F
    Jul 25, 2009

    Doesn't Take Long When You Get the Knack

    **disclaimer** I don't want anyone start smoking just because I do; in fact I recently tried to quit I smoke about 40 a day probably although it varies a little. I like my nicotine. The normal cigarettes keep increasing in price (UK) and so I roll my own. This really took off...
    thisnotthat thisnotthat
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 2, 2008
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