Despite the many attempts by health organizations, the tobbacco industry is still thriving. And thanks to that, the 'Candyman' is living the life every man dreams of. InstagramThat being said, I was not aware the tobacco industry still had such high flux of cash due to people like me. Where I live, cigs cost about $5-6 a pack. I know it’s higher in other states but for a pack every two weeks I didn’t think I was really spending that much.