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Statement Regarding CVS Caremark Announcement

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

February 05, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 5, 2014

Contact: Communications Office
(850) 245-4111

STATEMENT FROM FLORIDA'S STATE SURGEON GENERAL REGARDING CVS CAREMARK ANNOUNCEMENT

“I want to congratulate CVS Caremark for today’s bold decision that will lead to better health. Removing cigarettes from their more than 700 locations in Florida is welcome news for the families and communities of our state. I urge other retailers to follow suit and invest in the long term health of their customers and employees in Florida.”

Dr. John Armstrong
State Surgeon General and
Secretary of the Florida Department of Health

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