The Food and Drug Administration put Walgreens “on notice” this week for illegally selling tobacco products to minors. According to the FDA, just over 20 percent of Walgreens stores inspected by the agency since 2010 have sold tobacco products to underage buyers. Chains like Rite Aid, Walmart and Dollar General have also been cited for violations over the years.
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