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CVS ends sale of tobacco

Anita W

“We have about 26,000 pharmacists and nurse practitioners helping patients manage chronic problems like high cholesterol, high blood pressure and heart disease, all of which are linked to smoking,” said Larry J. Merlo, chief executive of CVS. “We came to the decision that cigarettes and providing health care just don’t go together in the same setting.”

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  • Max Schorr

    The tobacco ban is now in effect - CVS is no longer selling tobacco products and has officially changed its name from CVS Caremark to CVS Health.

  • Jackie Ramirez

    Huge step in the right direction! Go CVS!!

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    So happy this step has been made. I hope more businesses follow suit!