If passed, this increase on premium cigars would be damaging for those Virginia-based premium tobacco retailers who are also dealing with economic uncertainty brought on by the recent COVID-19 pandemic.
Those who oppose the proposed Virginia tax increase on tobacco products like premium cigars are encourages to voice their opposition to Gov. Northam. Cigar Rights of America (CRA) has made an easy form to voice that opposition that can be accessed here. There is also a One Click Politics application launched by the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) that can be filled out and used here.