No. CVS removed cigarettes, and all other tobacco products, from their 7,600 stores across the country in 2014, stating that the 鈥渟ale of tobacco products is inconsistent with our purpose鈥攈elping people on their path to better health.鈥?/div>Who sells cigarettes? The tobacco-free status of major retailers
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Does CVS sell tobacco products?
CVS stops selling tobacco, offers quit-smoking programs. CVS will stop selling tobacco products in all of its stores and urges other retailers to follow suit. The company, now called CVS Health, is launching a smoking cessation campaign.
How did CVS’decision to stop selling cigarettes affect sales?
The decision by CVS Health to stop selling cigarettes contributed to a drop in tobacco purchases for all retailers, new data from the drugstore giant shows.
Is it safe to smoke at CVS stores?
Smoking is the leading cause of premature illness and death in the United States. Unlike those other products, which are OK in moderation, no amount of tobacco use is safe, said CVS spokesman Danielle Marcus in an email interview with the Fool.
How much will CVS Caremark lose from tobacco sales?
CVS Caremark estimates it will take an annual loss of $2 billion from tobacco shoppers 鈥?$1.5 billion in tobacco sales and the rest from other products tobacco shoppers purchase while in the store. The company has enjoyed growing revenues in recent years, boosted by its pharmacy services business and prescription drug sales.