A group of Democrats are urging Walmart to follow CVS Caremark and discontinue selling tobacco products.
The seven Democrats said Walmart, the nation’s biggest retailer, is also the nation’s biggest seller of cigarettes.
The letter’s signatories included Sen. Dick DurbinDick DurbinHUD finalizes rule to protect children from lead Trump should work with Congress to save 'Dreamers' Senators wrestle with whether to back Tillerson MORE (Ill.), the number two Democrat in the Senate.
The letter stats that three quarters of adult smokers want to quit, and quotes former Walmart CEO Lee Scott as saying a “tremendous number” of Walmart shoppers smoke.
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