Tobacco and Cannabis Use Shifts During Coronavirus

There is a belief that in times of stress, people turn to cigarettes. Although consumers have had more alone time at home, there is no evidence in a significant consumption change. Instead, consumers are tightening their wallets; and tobacco users are turning toward economy cigarettes, cheaper forms of tobacco and in some cases illicit products. As consumers turn to goods and services that help with stress management, cannabis may become the choice of partner into the new normal.