RWJF: Pulling the Plug on the Tobacco “Power Wall”: CVS Pharmacies to Stop Selling Tobacco

February 21, 2014

Pulling the Plug on the Tobacco “Power Wall”: CVS Pharmacies to Stop Selling Tobacco

On February 5th, 2014, CVS Pharmacies formally announced their plan to stop selling tobacco products throughout all of their 7,600 U.S. locations.  This change will take effect starting in October 2014. Not only does this movement remove one of the avenues for current smokers, but it also allows us to look at the power of marketing of such habits, through what is known as the tobacco “power wall.” Through tactics including …

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