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Tag: "altria"

Altria acquires Green Smoke

February 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

Altria Group’s NuMark subsidiary has acquired the e-vapor business Green Smoke for $110 million in cash plus up to $20 million in incentive payments, reports Wells Fargo Securities. Posting $40 million revenue in 2013, the majority of Green Smoke’s sales are online in the U.S. The company’s retail sales in convenience stores were $3.9 million […]

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PMI and Altria to cooperate on e-cigs

December 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

Philip Morris International and Altria Group have established a strategic framework to commercialize reduced-risk products and e-cigarettes. Under the terms of a set of licensing, supply and cooperation agreements, Altria will make available its e-cigarette products exclusively to PMI for commercialization outside the United States and PMI will make available two of its candidate reduced-risk […]

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Altria to webcast annual meeting

May 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Altria Group is due to host a live audio webcast of its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 16 starting at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Directions for pre-event registration are at www.altria.com. An archived copy of the webcast, which will be in listen-only mode, will be made available at www.altria.com.

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‘Light’ label could cost Altria $544 million

April 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

Altria Group Philip Morris USA unit falsely marketed its “light” cigarettes as a healthier choice than regular cigarettes and should pay $543.6 million in restitution to California smokers, a lawyer said at the start of a trial, according to a story in Bloomburg News. Mark Robinson, who represents smokers who brought the lawsuit as a […]

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Altria plans e-cig sales, Marlboro demand falls

April 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

Altria Group, the largest seller of tobacco in the U.S., plans to introduce an e-cigarette this year, chasing smaller rivals as demand for traditional smokes declines. The e-cigarette will be sold in an undisclosed market starting in the second half of 2013, Richmond, Virginia-based Altria said today in a statement. The company declined to provide […]

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