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AGs Push More Pharmacies To Ditch Tobacco After CVS Move ($$)

"Wal-Mart has demonstrated leadership in the area of tobacco control by entering into an assurance of voluntary compliance with the attorneys general in October 2003," their letter to the $242 billion retail giant said, referring to efforts to cut sales
added Mar 18, 2014 14:41

VIDEO: The Call for Retailers to Quit Tobacco Intensifies

Bloomberg's Olivia Sterns reports on the call for retailers to quit tobacco. She speaks with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line."
Bloomberg News
added Mar 18, 2014 09:15

[New York] Schneiderman joins national effort urging retailers to end tobacco sales

"The fact that these stores profit from the sale of cigarettes and tobacco must take a backseat to the health of New Yorkers and customers across the country," he added. "I urge these companies to do the right thing and remove tobacco products from store
Metro International
added Mar 18, 2014 01:02

[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Spearheads National Effort Calling On Major Pharmacies To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

Click the links for copies of the letters sent to Kroger, Rite Aid, Safeway, Walgreens and Wal-Mart, as well as the letter commending CVS for its actions.
New York State Attorney General
added Mar 18, 2014 00:58
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UPDATE 1-US attorneys general urge retailers to drop tobacco

"Pharmacies and drug stores, which increasingly market themselves as a source for community health care, send a mixed message by continuing to sell deadly tobacco products," New York Attorney General Eric Schneider man said in a statement on Monday. Wal
added Mar 18, 2014 00:53

AGs Push More Pharmacies To Ditch Tobacco After CVS Move ($$)

There was no direct threat of legal action in the letters, though New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office noted that his state and others sued major tobacco companies for the harm their products caused and entered into a massive 1998 settlem
added Mar 18, 2014 00:46

Attorneys General Ask Big Retailers To Pull Tobacco From Stores : The Two-Way

The bipartisan group of officials sent signed letters to leaders of five of the country's biggest retailers whose stores include pharmacies: Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Safeway and Kroger. They warned that selling tobacco in stores "normalizes" the pr
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Mar 17, 2014 21:40

States Urge Retail Giants With Pharmacies to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

More than two dozen attorneys general sent letters on Sunday to five of the country’s largest retailers, encouraging them to stop selling tobacco products in stores that also have pharmacies, which would follow the example CVS Caremark set with its annou
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2014 00:34

[New York] LETTER: Re: Sale of Tobacco Products (PDF)

The undersigned Attorneys General write to urge The Kroger Company (Kroger) to follow the example set by CVS Caremark Corporation and to cease selling tobacco products in your retail stores that have pharmacies throughout the United States. State Attorne
New York State Attorney General
added Mar 18, 2014 00:56

[North Carolina] LETTER: Tobacco settlement still funding politicos

Instead of health care and prevention, most states have treated those checks like birthday money from grandma. Fifteen years after the settlement decision, states continue to spend only a miniscule portion of tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use. Perhaps
Jacksonville (NC) Daily News
added Feb 23, 2014 14:56
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