A&P PULLING CIGARETTE MACHINES TO CURB YOUTH SMOKING

MONTVALE, N.J. -- A&P here has decided to snuff out cigarette vending machines in its stores by the end of this month.Taking part in what promises to be one of the key issues in this election year, the retailer said it is pulling out its cigarette vending machines in response to President Clinton's call to curb juvenile smoking."We recognize that by removing cigarette vending machines in our stores

MONTVALE, N.J. -- A&P here has decided to snuff out cigarette vending machines in its stores by the end of this month.

Taking part in what promises to be one of the key issues in this election year, the retailer said it is pulling out its cigarette vending machines in response to President Clinton's call to curb juvenile smoking.

"We recognize that by removing cigarette vending machines in our stores we will greatly limit access by minors to tobacco products," James Wood,

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