The sale and use of our companies' tobacco and wine products are subject to international, federal, state and local laws and regulations. Consistent with our Mission & Values, Altria Group and its companies advocate on a wide range of public policy issues that affect our businesses. We do this through responsible and constructive engagement with government officials, retailers, wholesalers, adult consumers and other stakeholders.
Participation in the political and public policy processes is vital to our business, serves the best interests of our shareholders and adult consumers, and is a necessary component of good corporate citizenship. Altria Group and its companies pursue our public policy objectives with integrity, responsibility and in full compliance with all laws.