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Altria may see its $13 billion investment in electronic cigarette leader Juul as a means of getting in front of government regulation of the devices, and Juul might view it as a way to vastly increase its distribution and marketing. But the Food and Drug Administration is hopping mad about the partnership, apparently seeing it as both companies going back on their pledge to limit teen access to e-cigarettes.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told The New York Times that Altria and Juul made specific commitments to the agency [...]