Marlboro-maker Altria officially enters the marijuana business

Marlboro-maker Altria officially enters the marijuana business
One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Cronos Group, a Canadian medical and recreational marijuana company. Altria, parent company of Philip Morris, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is taking a 45 percent stake in the Toronto company. Cronos said Friday that the Richmond, Va.,...