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1 Hidden Threat to This Huge Dividend

By Austin Smith - Updated Apr 7, 2017 at 12:25PM

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Altria (NYSE: MO) may be a domestically-focused dividend giant, but that doesn’t mean what happens internationally doesn’t affect them. The restrictive packaging requirements now in place there could carry over to our shores if proven effective.

Effective legislation has the potential for a rapid domino effect of other governments adopting the same proven policies. Much the same way that California’s early smoking bans spread to other states, Australia’s approach could become the norm in other nations, as well. 

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Stocks Mentioned

Altria Group, Inc. Stock Quote
Altria Group, Inc.
MO
$54.43 (-0.13%) $0.07
British American Tobacco p.l.c. Stock Quote
British American Tobacco p.l.c.
BTI
$44.80 (0.02%) $0.01
Philip Morris International Inc. Stock Quote
Philip Morris International Inc.
PM
$106.97 (-1.02%) $-1.10
Reynolds American Inc. Stock Quote
Reynolds American Inc.
RAI
Vector Group Ltd. Stock Quote
Vector Group Ltd.
VGR
$12.45 (0.65%) $0.08

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