Philip Morris Takes New Company Name, Image Philip Morris, the global tobacco, food and beer conglomerate, changes its corporate name to the Altria Group. The change reflects the company's view that it's no longer just a tobacco business. But critics say the company seeks a less controversial image. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.
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Philip Morris Takes New Company Name, Image

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Philip Morris Takes New Company Name, Image

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Philip Morris Takes New Company Name, Image

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Philip Morris, the global tobacco, food and beer conglomerate, changes its corporate name to the Altria Group. The change reflects the company's view that it's no longer just a tobacco business. But critics say the company seeks a less controversial image. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.