This winter CVS Caremark made a splash by announcing the decision to remove tobacco products from their stores. This decision has been praised and states across the country are calling on other chain pharmacies to remove tobacco products.
But what many people don’t realize is that CVS’ decisions is not groundbreaking — most independent, community pharmacies don’t sell tobacco products and never have because of a dedication to complete health and wellness care for their communities.
Tell your local paper that community pharmacists have been leading the way on community health care all along. If you like, we can use our sample Letter to the Editor, available here.