Monthly Archives: May 2011

The year smoking will die out (supposedly) around the world

“The percentage of smokers is declining across the developed world, and the declines are more or less in a straight line in most markets. If these trends continue, then by 2050, many important tobacco markets will have gone to zero…

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Philip Morris Int’l buys rights to nicotine system

Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc. has purchased the rights to a technology that lets users inhale nicotine without smoking. The world’s largest non-governmental cigarette seller told The Associated Press on Thursday it has bought the patent for an aerosol…

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