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CVS to become first major U.S. pharmacy to stop selling cigarettes

Posted February 05, 2014, 2:52 pm Anthony Komaroff, M.D., Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter Cigarettes, cigars, and the like are the most deadly product that consumers can legally buy. Why they are sold in pharmacies, which are meant to dispense medications and other things designed to heal or promote health, has always been a mystery to me. Iím not alone. The American Pharmacists Association, the American Medical Association, and other groups have urged pharmacies…

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