Judge dismisses FTC’s allegation that Altria-Juul deal broke anti-trust laws

Altria Group says a judge has dismissed the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC)’s claim that its investment in Juul Labs violates anti-trust laws.

The company said that an administrative law judge “found that the evidence failed to sustain the alleged violations”. The decision by FTC Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell, which has not yet been made public, follows a three-week trial in June that was conducted remotely


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