Philip Morris USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Altria Group, which also operates John Middleton Company and Philip Morris Capital Corporation. Established in 1947, Philip Morris is one of the leading cigarette manufacturers in the United States. It also offers a variety of smokeless tobaccos. The company offers assistance with several smoking and health issues. It helps in understanding tar and nicotine numbers. The company serves various state and federal agencies. Philip Morris USA sells cigarettes under the Marlboro brand.