Altria invests $13 billion in e-cigarettes

Tobacco Giant Altria Invests $13 Billion In Electronic Cigarettes

The e-cig company Juul announced Thursday it agreed to sell 35 percent of its shares to Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes.


1:06A woman walks in front of a smoke shop advertising Juul products in Chicago, IL
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As More Teens Pick Up Vapes, FDA Looks For Effective Regulation Plan

5:13Jared Rouben holding a beer
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Dream Jobs: Brewmaster

3:16A man in a beanie working on a laptop at a desk in an open office space
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What Myers Briggs Does (and Doesn't) Say About Your Personality

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Homesteading: The Complex Human Drive For The Simple Life

2:50Antonin Scalia speaks
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Um, No Shame In Filler Words — They Can Give Sentences New Meaning

2:15Miss Spain's Angela Ponce is the first transgender contestant to compete In Miss Universe

The First Transgender Contestant Competes In Miss Universe

2:15A man dressed as Santa Claus holds a Christmas tree
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Artificial Christmas Trees Vs. The Real Deal: Is One Really Better?

0:50Apple to build a campus in Austin, Texas
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A $1 Billion Apple Campus Is Coming To Austin, Texas

1:14Detroit Water and Sewerage Department logo
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Coalition Of Detroit-Area Water Agencies Sue State Over New Lead Rules

1:00For the first time, a resident of "Sesame Street" is experiencing homelessness
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'Sesame Street' To Feature Character Who Is Homeless

1:18A person holds a pistol
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US Gun Death Rate Hit 20-Year High In 2017

2:08Digital mashup of women human rights defenders
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This Tribute Remembers Women Human Rights Defenders

2:13record with music notes
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Sexist or Feminist? 'Baby It's Cold Outside' Bans Polarize Listeners

2:18Re-imagining of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" by Jirka Vaatainen
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Artist Illustrates Life-Like Disney Characters

0:49A man smoking a Marlboro cigerette
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Marlboro Maker Invests $1.8 Billion In Marijuana Company

0:50The Eiffel Tower at dusk
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Tourist Attractions To Close In France Due To 'Yellow Vest' Protests

2:28Marvel's Shang-Chi
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Marvel May Be Fast-Tracking Its First Asian Superhero Movie

1:14Stacks of mail
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Postal Task Force Report Recommends USPS Raise Some Package Rates

2:19Baby at mother's arm
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The 'Missing Fourth Trimester Theory' Is Popular, But Is It True?

3:32Girl reads a book
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Brain Food: Young Book Lovers Grow Brain Tissue As They Read

1:15Students walking across Harvard's campus
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Sororities, Fraternities Sue Harvard Over Single-Gender Club Rule

1:39Remembering George H.W. Bush
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Politicians, Celebrities And Remaining Presidents Remember Bush

0:55Closeup of man smoking a joint.
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Vaping Pot Gets You More High Than Smoking It, Study Finds

3:52James Brady, former White House Press Secretary under the Reagan Administration, visits the White House with his wife Sarah.
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How The Brady Bill Changed The Discussion Around Gun Reform

2:45A man wears a MAGA hat
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The More Personal Politics Get, The More Divided The Country Seems

1:28Drug Overdoses And Suicides Are Decreasing Life Expectancy
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Americans Are Dying Younger Because Of Drug Overdoses And Suicides

2:16Giving Tuesday celebration.
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Spending Vs. Giving: What Motivated The Creation Of 'Giving Tuesday'

0:40The target explosion that started the Sawmill Fire

Officials Release Video Of Gender Reveal Party That Led To Wildfire

5:28Rebecca Faber plays her violin
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Dream Jobs: Violinist

4:27Sale sign hangs at a shop
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The Bottom Line: Should You Trust The 'Sale' Sign?