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Wed February 5, 2014
Drug Store Plans To Rid Its Shelves Of Tobacco Products
Originally published on Wed February 5, 2014 10:23 pm
The pharmacy giant CVS plans to eliminate cigarettes and other tobacco products from its stores by October. The company says it made the decision because the drug store business is changing and that selling cigarettes is no longer consistent with its mission. Medical experts and the White House hailed the move. NPR's Yuki Noguchi reports.