Cigar Law and Legal Definition

A Cigar is a roll of tobacco for smoking that is wrapped in tobacco leaves or other substance that contains tobacco.

In Tennessee, Tenn. Code Ann. § 67-4-1001 on Tobacco tax law defines Cigars as follows:

(1) "Cigar" or "cigars" includes any roll of tobacco, for smoking, irrespective of the tobacco being flavored or adulterated, or mixed with other ingredients, where such a roll has a wrapper made chiefly of tobacco, except "cigar" or "cigars" does not include rolls of tobacco for smoking defined in this section as "cigarettes";

(2) "Cigarette" or "cigarettes" means and includes all rolled, shredded, or cut tobacco, or any substitute therefor, wrapped in paper, or substitute therefor, and all rolled, shredded or cut tobacco, or any substitute therefor, wrapped in homogenized tobacco wrapper, and being within customary cigarette sizes and marketed in cigarette type packages;