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Tobacco firms are seeing profits rise in non-combustible products (Photo credit: Representative/Unsplash)

  • British American Tobacco is making more investments in cannabis products
  • Recently, Philip Morris said that it may stop selling cigarettes in the UK in 10 years
  • Tobacco giants are looking for alternatives to nicotine

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Philip Morris International manufactures one of the most popular cigarettes Marlboro. (Photo Credits: Representative Image/ Unsplash)

  • Philip Morris said "it can see a world without cigarettes"
  • This comes as the number of smokers in the UK has reduced
  • Philip Morris is aiming to generate over 50% of net revenue from smoke-free products

In 1988, a resolution was passed by the World Health Assembly to celebrate May 31 as World No Tobacco Day. (Photo credit: Representational Image/ Pixabay)

  • World No Tobacco Day is celebrated every year on May 31 across the globe
  • The day is celebrated to spread awareness about the dangers of using tobacco
  • This year's theme for the day is ‘Commit to quit’