Altria and others are focusing on cigarette alternatives â¿¿ such as cigars, snuff and chewing tobacco â¿¿ for future sales growth because the decline in cigarette smoking is expected to continue.Volumes of its smokeless tobacco brands such as Copenhagen and Skoal rose about 3 percent during the quarter and the brands had 55 percent of the market, which is tiny compared with cigarettes.
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