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CVS to stop selling tobacco products in October 2014

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A clerk(C) stands at the cigarette counter at a CVS drugstore February 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. The second largest US drugstore chain, CVS, announced Wednesday it will stop selling cigarettes by the end of the year, a decision President Barack Obama hailed as a 'powerful example.'CVS said its 7,600 stores across the country will cease tobacco sales by October 1, despite the projected $2 billion loss the move will entail. KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images
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