ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Members of the Board of Supervisors in Roanoke County could be signing off on a new cigarette tax.
On Tuesday, May 11 a public hearing will be held to discuss a potential ordinance to tax cigarettes at 25-cents per pack.
They say the tax could bring $250,000 back into the county in a six month time frame.
If approved, the tax would take hold on Jan. 1, 2022.
Tuesday night’s public hearing begins at 7 p.m.