SeanBM,we call them cigarettes.
That's what I thought all my life, and of course it's true, but I've just finished reading Bound For Glory by Woody Guthrie, where I found, in chapter thirteen,
'"Schwartz, my name. Goddam this bull tobaccer!"
I told the other three men, "Believe I'll roll me one of them fags, if ya don't mind, an' then go out on top an' watch the tourists go past." '
btw Polonius, you use British English spelling (sort of) and British expressions. What's your UK angle?