CVS Health Research Institute Study Confirms that the Company's Tobacco Removal Decision Reduced Cigarette Purchases Nationwide

"Research Institute emphasizes the role a private retailer can play in restricting access to tobacco and improving public health. The study, published online today in the American Journal of Public Health, showed that the Company's decision to remove tobacco from all CVS Pharmacy stores reduced the number of cigarette purchases across all retail settings with an even greater impact on those who bought cigarettes exclusively at CVS Pharmacy. The research confirms and expands upon initial impact data released on the one-year anniversary of the Company's removal of cigarettes and other tobacco products from its retail stores." Read more here.