CVS to Stop Selling Tobacco
Published February 5th, 2014
GAINESVILLE- The CVS drug store chain has announced they will stop selling tobacco.
The decision will cost the company and smokers in our area.
CVS reports the company will lose 2 billion dollars a year intobacco sales because of the decision.
Tobacco Free Florida Representative, Andrew Romero, says the decision is a step in the right direction,
"their mission their vision is essentially to protect the health and well being of their customers and so i guess that at an executive level that this is a way to align the practices of their company with the vision of what they aspire to live up to."
The company hopes to make up some of the losses with money generated from Obamacare and the healthcare industry.
CVS plans to fully implemented the end of tobacco products starting this October.
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