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CVS Stores Stop Selling All Tobacco Products

Antismoking signs are posted where cigarettes once were displayed at a CVS in Manhattan that no longer sells tobacco products. Credit Andrew Renneisen/The New York Times

At a CVS store near Times Square, the shelves are notable for what they no longer display: cigarettes. Now the only smoking products to be found are those that could help customers quit.

As of midnight on Tuesday, all 7,700 CVS locations nationwide will no longer sell tobacco products, fulfilling a pledge the company made in February, as it seeks to reposition itself as a health care destination.

The rebranding even comes with a new name: CVS Health.

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