Philip Morris could stop making conventional cigarettes

Philip Morris could stop making conventional cigarettes
 

Philip Morris has launched a new, less harmful cigarette in the UK which it says could mean it stops selling conventional cigarettes altogether.
The so called iQOS product heats tobacco rather than burning it.
The tobacco giant claims this means smokers get the same nicotine hit, but 90% less of the nasty toxins that come with cigarette smoke.
It says trials - not yet externally verified - found the new cigarette had the same impact as quitting smoking.
The firm is not pushing that finding, saying only that the new product is likely to cause less harm.
Philip Morris International (PMI), the... read more

 
30 November 2016 in Business, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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