The use of big tobacco’s key product, cigarettes, has been declining for years now, and the industry has begun to diversify their offerings to fend off an uncertain future. Because of this, news of Marlboro owner Altria’s impending acquisition of Cronos Group would seem to be a very positive push toward new offerings.

However, as the cannabis market is set to develop at an accelerating pace in 2019 and beyond, it is beginning to look like marijuana-based cigarettes will not be among the most popular offerings for some time . . .

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