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About NSTC

Company Overview

National Smokeless Tobacco Company, a member of the Altria family of companies, has been distributing smokeless tobacco products in Canada since 1913. NSTC, an affiliate of the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc. The company distributes Copenhagen and Skoal, the smokeless tobacco category’s leading brands in Canada. NSTC’s headquarters are located in Kirkland, Quebec and its products are manufactured in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mission & Values

Guided by Altria's 10-year Vision and Our Cultural Aspiration, National Smokeless Tobacco Company’s role is to responsibly sell and market NSTC brands to adult tobacco consumers in a financially disciplined way.


Altria's 10-year Vision is to responsibly lead the transition of adult smokers to a non-combustible future. Visit altria.com to learn more about our Vision and The Altria Way.

Our Products

National Smokeless Tobacco Company’s smokeless tobacco products, sold under the brand names Copenhagen and Skoal, come in a variety of forms and blends for the adult tobacco consumer. Some varieties may not be available in all provinces.


To comply with the Canadian government’s plain packaging requirements for tobacco products, some of NSTC’s product names will be changing. The product inside the packaging is not changing. Click here for details.

  • Copenhagen Snuff
  • Copenhagen Long Cut
  • Copenhagen Southern Blend
  • Copenhagen Straight
  • Copenhagen Pouches
  • Skoal Straight
  • Skoal Crisp Blend
  • Skoal Dark
  • Skoal Pouches Straight

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