VERNON, Calif. ( TheStreet) -- Smart investing in times of economic turmoil sometimes means seeking out companies with indispensible products. There may be no more indispensible a product than an addictive one.Cigarette companies terrify some investors because of the potential for lawsuits, general-public backlash and political grandstanding. But Vector Group (VGR - Get Report), which traces its roots to the founding of the Liggett brand in 1873, has too many attributes to ignore.
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