• CVS' decision to stop cigarette sales likely led to more quit attempts

    29 days ago - By Healio

    In 2014, CVS Health said it would stop selling tobacco products, suggesting that such sales contradicted the company's goal of promoting health.
    “This action may not lead many people to stop smoking,” Troyen A. Brennan, MD, MPH, CVS Caremark chief medical officer, and Steven A. Schroeder, MD, director of the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at University of California, San Francisco, said at the time. “But if other retailers follow this lead, tobacco products will be much more difficult to obtain.”
    Now, new evidence shows the impact of the company's
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