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The Marlboro Dude

Altria, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is investing $2.4 billion in Cronos Group, a Canadian marijuana company, which will give it a 45 percent ownership stake, with an option to pay another $1.4 billion to increase its ownership to 55 percent.

MANHATTAN (AP) — Altria, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is investing $2.4 billion in Cronos Group, a Canadian marijuana company, which will give it a 45 percent ownership stake, with an option to pay another $1.4 billion to increase its ownership to 55 percent.

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