Cigarette Ban, Nanny State, or Corporate Leadership?

February 7, 2014 9:36 PM

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This week, Friday Feedback takes a second look at CVS pharmacy's announcement that it will ban the sale of cigarettes in its stores, as part of a corporate strategy to become identified as part of the "healthcare provider community."

How effective are such moves in achieving public health goals, especially when CVS will continue to sell other "risky" products including junk food and toys that pose choking hazards?

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