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Richmond, Virginia United States 23230
Altria Group, Inc., formerly known as the Philip Morris Companies, is the parent company of tobacco producers like the US Smokeless Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA. Based in Henrico County near Richmond, Virginia, it is one of the largest tobacco corporations in the world. In 2009, Altria Group acquired UST, Inc., which manufactures moist smokeless tobacco and owns Ste Michelle Wine Estates. Altria regularly lobbies the federal government and is the second most active organization in the country.