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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Josh Beckett inserts smokeless tobacco as he sits on the bench after being relieved during the eighth inning of a 2012 interleague game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
August 10, 2015 A proposed ordinance would ban the use of smokeless tobacco at sports facilities across the city. If approved it would cover everything from Little League fields to games at Fenway Park.
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CVS announced last month that it would no longer sell cigarettes and tobacco products in its stores beginning Oct. 1.
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March 17, 2014 In letters sent to Wal-Mart and other store chains, officials ask the companies to follow the example of drugstore chain CVS, which has announced it's ending sales of tobacco products.
Soon to be gone: Marlboro cigarettes on display at a CVS store in Pittsburgh last July.
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February 5, 2014 The company's 7,600 pharmacies will remove cigarettes and other tobacco products from their shelves by Oct. 1. The decision should "help people on their path to better health," says CVS CEO Larry Merlo.
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