CVS to Stop Selling Tobacco Products: Major Policy Change

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Wednesday’s headlines brought us the news that CVS stores will  stop selling tobacco smoking-167066_640[1]products by October 1st.  As CVS is moving into providing healthcare in addition to drugs, it’s no surprise that Larry J. Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Caremark, said in a statement, “Put simply, the sale of tobacco products is inconsistent with our purpose.”

In light of this news, we are delighted to provide free access for a limited time to several  articles that focus on behavior and policy change relative to tobacco use:

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2 Responses to “CVS to Stop Selling Tobacco Products: Major Policy Change”

  1. CVS Extinguishes Tobacco Sales: An Academic Review Says:

    […] piece was originally posted on SAGE’s Management Ink blog as “CVS to Stop Selling Tobacco Products: Major Policy Change” and is resposted here with the permission of Management Ink Editor Cynthia […]

  2. Connecting Research and Policy: A Free Collection of Tobacco-related Health Articles | SAGE Connection – Insight Says:

    […] piece was originally posted on SAGE’s Management Ink Blog as “CVS to Stop Selling Tobacco Products: Major Policy Change” and is re-posted here with the kind permission of Management Ink […]

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