Cigarette sales went up in 2020 for the first time in 20 years

10/27/21–Cigarette sales went up last year for the first time in 20 years, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Although it was only a 0.4% increase, it’s still alarming since the number has been going down each year of the 21st century. It’s not known exactly why people are buying more cigarettes; however, some experts say more isolation and uncertainty increase the risk of substance abuse. Read