CVS To Become First Major Drugstore To Stop Selling Tobacco

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•05 Feb 5, 2014

Though standing to lose $2 billion in annual sales, the CVS Caremark company announced today that it would stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by Oct. 1 because they believe it’s inconsistent with their goal of delivering health care to customers. What do you think?’

  • “Thank God Rite Aid doesn’t give a shit about me.”

    Christine Muir –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Good. I don’t want cigarettes sold in the same place I get my flu shot, Red Bull, and mini-donuts.”

    Cory Wheeler –
    Technical College Provost

  • “Whatever, Walgreens has better buckets of toy bulldozers, anyway.”

    Kevin Sears –
    Rec League Organizer

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