It IS illegal
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Is it illegal to send cigarettes through the USPS?
By virtue of the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act, which was signed into law in 2010, it is illegal to send out packages containing cigarettes and/or other tobacco products via the USPS or commercial parcel service.
Can I mail cigarettes&smokeless tobacco?
Cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are restricted items and can only be mailed in limited circumstances. Cigars may be mailed domestically. Customers are advised to review the Cigarettes, Cigars, and Tobacco Definitions and Mailability. Exceptions for Mailing Cigarette Smokeless Tobacco
Can You ship cigarettes through a shipping company?
Most commercial shipping companies also ask for the same requirements before allowing any package known to contain cigarettes and other tobacco products to be transported via their services.
What happens if you mail cigarettes?
If you are caught mailing cigarettes, you may be subject to fines or other penalties. It is important to check with your local postal service to find out the specific rules governing mailing cigarettes in your area. UPS does not allow the mailing of cigarettes.