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Philip Morris International has called off talks about a US$200 billion merger with Altria Group, Inc. Read more

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Altria Group, Inc. recently announced that they have entered into a definitive investment agreement with Lexaria Nicotine LLC. The Altria investment will fund research on regulatory compliant, oral forms of nicotine delivery. Read more

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Altria Group Inc. has seen its cigarette volume increase by 0.3% in the second quarter of the year, despite steady declines in smoking rates and new obstacles to the tobacco industry. Read more

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Altria Group says it is discussing an all-stock merger with Philip Morris International. If the merger goes through, it would create the world’s biggest tobacco group. Read more

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Altria Group Inc. has seen its cigarette volume increased by 0.3% in the second quarter of the year despite steady declines in smoking rates and new obstacles to the tobacco industry. Read more

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Altria is investing US$372 million to acquire 80% of Burger Sohne’s oral nicotine pouch business called On, further expanding its portfolio beyond cigarettes. Read more

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Altria Group, Inc. announced the completion of its approximately US$1.8 billion investment in Cronos Group Inc., a leading global cannabinoid company, following receipt of shareholder and Canadian regulatory approvals. Read more

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What has 2019 meant for tobacco leaf so far? As February ended, it was finally possible to look at the results of the main tobacco companies. Read more

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Releasing its fourth-quarter results, Altria Group Inc. said it sees US cigarette sales falling even faster than it had expected, validating the company’s outsize investment in e-cigarettes. Read more

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Lexaria Nicotine LLC has entered into a definitive agreement with Altria Group Inc. to fund the r&d of Lexaria’s patented DehydraTECH™ technology. Read more

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Altria Group, Inc. has announced it signed and closed a US$12.8 billion investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. Altria's investment represents a 35% economic interest in JUUL, valuing the company at $38 billion. JUUL will remain fully independent. Read more

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Altria announced in late October that it will remove certain vaping products from the market amid concerns they may appeal to underage smokers. Read more

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Altria is creating two new divisions, one for core tobacco products like cigarettes another unit for innovative products like vaping devices. Read more

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Altria Group subsidiary, US Smokeless Tobacco Co., has submitted a modified risk tobacco product application to the US Food and Drug Administration for its Copenhagen Snuff Fine Cut moist smokeless tobacco product. Read more

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Tobacco stocks remain favorites of investors looking for a combination of defensive positioning and stout dividends. Read more

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Subsidiaries for Imperial Brands and Altria jointly filed to end two patent infringement lawsuits even as Reynolds American Inc. has made progress in challenges to two of Imperial’s e-cigarette patents. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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