General Article Death of the cigarette on the horizon as tobacco giant invests in new ‘safer’ smoking devices

Topic Selected: Smoking and Health

By Joe Shute

At the gates of the Papastratos tobacco factory, a bevy of glamorous hostesses dressed in identical black and wielding clipboards usher guests through. A helicopter whirs overhead while G4S security guards line the hill which winds down towards Athens in the distance.

Inside a cavernous marquee filled with politicians and captains of industry, André Calantzopoulos, chief executive of tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) is preparing to unveil the future. “This revelation will change all that we know about smoking,” he announces to the expectant crowd...

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