Tobacco sales can be hard to quit

Erika Beras Feb 8, 2019
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Big pharmacy chains like Walgreens and Rite Aid market a healthy lifestyle, while also selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Tobacco sales can be hard to quit

Erika Beras Feb 8, 2019
Big pharmacy chains like Walgreens and Rite Aid market a healthy lifestyle, while also selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images
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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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