CVS To End Tobacco Sales

CVS To End Tobacco Sales
(Cleveland, OH) -- You won't see tobacco products on the shelves at CVS Pharmacy stores for much longer. The chain will stop selling tobacco in October, a move Cleveland State University business professor Elad Granot says is a smart decision.
CVS executives say selling tobacco didn't match their mission of improving customers' health. CVS will also launch a national quit-smoking program at its pharmacies and MinuteClinic locations.
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Cleveland State University business professor Elad Granot says CVS executives aren't worried about the financial hit they'll take by pulling tobacco off their shelves.
Cleveland State University business professor Elad Granot says the decision by CVS to stop selling tobacco could have a ripple effect on their competitors.
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