Wait. But wh…huh? You mean a tax on an industry/corporation is being passed on to a consumer? Does O’Bama know about this?!?!?! That’s not fair! LOL!
But major tobacco companies began incorporating that increase into their prices to wholesalers in March. And the companies, wholesalers and retailers in many cases gave prices a boost beyond the tax increase, in part to make up for an expected drop in sales caused by the hike, some of them said.