CVS Caremark, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will phase out cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco by Oct. 1, a move that will cost about $2 billion in annual revenue. (Feb. 5)
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Reuters - US Online Video (Feb. 5, 2014) CVS to become first major US pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October. Linda So reports.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Aug. 28, 2014) The World Health Organisation has called for the regulation of electronic cigarettes as both tobacco and medical products. Ciara Lee looks at the impact of the move on the tobacco industry.
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