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.
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 […]
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 […]