Smoking May Cease Completely in a Few Decades
A study shows that with rates of smoking declining, it may stop all together in as little as three to five decades:
"Don't hold your breath, but a new study predicts smoking could disappear by the middle of the century.
A Citigroup analysis of the tobacco industry indicates there may be zero puffers in 30 to 50 years' time.
The research was based on declining smoking rates in Britain.
Currently, only one in five Americans lights up, down from almost one in four a decade ago.