It's a small ray of sunshine in an otherwise gloomy forecast.
News & Analysis: Altria Group
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Once believed to be a smoking-hot investment, Altria's stake in Cronos has shrunk considerably.
The world's most successful fund managers bought into this mix of growth and value during the third quarter.
Even if it's not official policy, an effective ban may still be implemented.
Altria remains strong despite tobacco industry transformation.
The government almost made all cigarettes "light" cigarettes -- but now won't.
The e-cig maker says it still plans to submit its pre-market tobacco application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but it might not matter.