Bill Seeks to Prohibit Sales of Smokes in N.Y. Supermarkets With Pharmacies

New York State Assembly member Sam Hoyt, D-Buffalo, has introduced a bill that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products in any stand-alone pharmacy or establishment that contains a pharmacy.

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York State Assembly member Sam Hoyt, D-Buffalo, has introduced a bill that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products in any stand-alone pharmacy or establishment that contains a pharmacy. The bill was proposed just one week after Rochester, N.Y.-based Wegmans announced its plans to eliminate the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco in its stores. “In light of the overwhelming evidence of the harmful nature of cigarette smoking on one’s health and the astronomical public h

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