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E-cigarette maker Juul, which has vowed to make cigarettes obsolete, is near to inking a deal to become business partners with Altria, one of the world’s largest tobacco companies. Public health authorities said the deal between the two companies would undercut Juul’s ability to play the cigarette spoiler and show that that start-up’s own fealty is to profit, not public health. “This shows that Juul is all about maximizing sales and profit,” said Eric N. Lindblom, director for tobacco control and food and drug law [...]