HB 670 is a proposed bill that would greatly affect premium tobacconists to operate. This bill, if enacted, would raise the tobacco tax that is on cigars from 23% of wholesale to 40% of wholesale. This outrageous increase must be opposed to help protect Georgia businesses! These revisions to existing Georgia state code will hurt small businesses and restrict the ability for tobacconists to operate in Georgia and adversely effect the states thousands of consumers.
This bill has support in the Georgia House of Representatives, but not enough to pass just yet. This is why you must take a stand and reach out to your representative’s and make your voice heard! Over 100 small business and family owned businesses in Georgia are depending on you to take action!