Major cigarette company to STOP making fags and replace them with new tech

A HUGE tobacco firm will stop selling cigarettes and replace them with new technology.

Philip Morris will instead focus on IQOS products – a device which heats up a tobacco stick and releases nicotine without burning it. 

The US firm – which will make the change in New Zealand – produces Marlboro, Benson and Hedges and Rothmans. 

Philip Morris is reportedly seeking a tax break as part of its plan, because its new products do not carry the same health risks. 

General Manager James Williams today said: "Everybody knows...
source: Daily Star

2019-03-14 14:11
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