Daily Archives: April 22, 2010

Michigan is a big draw for Ohio smokers

Many restaurants and bars along Michigan’s border with the Buckeye State benefited after Ohio banned indoor smoking in 2006. smoking in barSmokers slipped across the state line to drag on their favorite cigarettes with their beer or bucket of wings.

Altria Group 1st-quarter profit rises

RICHMOND, Va. — Cigarette maker Altria Group Inc. said Wednesday its first-quarter profit rose 38 percent as Marlboro took an even more commanding share of the market and Altria USACopenhagen smokeless tobacco also made gains.