CVS Caremark Corp. to drop cigarettes

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Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Reuters: The major drugstore chain is the first to take tobacco products off its shelves in the United States.

Public health experts called the decision by the No. 2 U.S. drugstore chain a precedent-setting step that could pressure other retailers to follow suit.

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