Big Tobacco Finally Wakes Up and Smells the Pot

Big Tobacco is finally ready to say, pass that dutch.

Altria Group Inc., the biggest U.S. cigarette company, is reportedly in talks to buy a stake in Aphria Inc., one of a growing number of Canadian cannabis producers that’s attracted the attention of investors this year. The discussions were reported by the Globe & Mail on Wednesday, sending Aphria’s stock soaring 12 percent and giving it a market value of $3.5 billion. Altria, Aphria — it even sounds meant to be.

Source: reposted by Cannabis News World . Original article by Tara Lachapelle (4)

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