CVS Caremark Stores Stop sale of tobacco

CVS Caremark stores made the decision to remove tobacco products from stores on October 1, 2014. The news is a boon for health-conscious Americans, concerned with the negative effects of cigarette and second-hand smoke, reported by the CDC and National Institute of Health. Most RNs agree healthy lifestyles are a cornerstone in nursing careers, so it’s no surprise that CVS has garnered such strong support from the medical community. Read more on this $2 billion decision to halt the sale of cigarettes, and find out if your healthcare employer is part of a growing group of 100% smoke-free hospitals on the American Traveler blog!

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