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Community applauds pharmacies that trash tobacco sales
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For Gainesville residents, CVS will soon no longer be their 24/7 option to indulge in one destructive habit — tobacco use. CVS announced on Feb. 5 that by October, its more than 7,000 stores would no longer sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, despite the potential loss of revenue for the company. Some pharmacies dropped the harmful product long ago.