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Walmart to Stop Selling Electronic Cigarettes at Its Stores

Walmart to Stop Selling Electronic Cigarettes at Its Stores
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Friday, 20 September 2019 02:35 PM

Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string illnesses and deaths related to vaping.

The nation's largest retailer said Friday that it will complete its exit from e-cigarettes after selling through current inventory. It cited growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity regarding vaping products.

More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses. An eight death was reported this week. But health officials still have not identified the cause.

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Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string illnesses and deaths related to vaping.The nation's largest retailer said Friday that it will complete its exit from e-cigarettes after selling through current...
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