CVS To Stop Selling Tobacco Products in All Stores
On Wednesday, CVS Caremark announced that it will stop selling tobacco products in its more than 7,600 of its retail stores this year, the first major pharmacy retail chain to make such a decision. The policy will go into effect by Oct. 1.
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- "CVS To Stop Selling Cigarettes by Oct. 1," (Kliff, "Wonkblog," Washington Post, 2/5).
- "So Long, Cigs: Michelle Obama Praises CVS For Pulling Tobacco" (Aleccia, NBC News, 2/5).