Cigarette rolling machines face same regulations as tobacco companies

November 8, 2012 | 6:47 p.m. CST
Bruce Hendren stands in front of his $32,000 cigarette rolling machine at Roll On on Tuesday. The machine is capable of rolling a carton of cigarettes with fresh tobacco in about 10 minutes. A July 2012 Highway bill had a small amendment attached that labeled Hendren a cigarette manufacturer, so he has ceased use of the machine.

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