Cigarette Law and Legal Definition

Cigarettes are ground tobacco wrapped in paper for smoking. 18 USCS § 2341 define cigarette as any roll of tobacco wrapped in paper or in any substance not containing tobacco; and any roll of tobacco wrapped in any substance containing tobacco which, because of its appearance, the type of tobacco used in the filler, or its packaging and labeling, is likely to be offered to, or purchased by, consumers as a cigarette.