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Altria Gearing Up to Sell Marijuana?  

Company files case against owner of marijuana domain names.
Jump to full article: Domain Name Wire, 2009-12-28
Author: Andrew Allemann


Altria Group, the parent company of tobacco company Philip Morris USA, has filed an arbitration proceeding to get the domain names AltriaMarijuana.com and AltriaCannabis.com.

Is the company getting ready for the day pot becomes legal? Perhaps, but the company is probably more concerned about the content on the web sites. Both sites invite visitors to "Fight Against the Legalization of Marijuana" and ridicule tobacco companies as beneficiaries of legalization of the drug.

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