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Board of Health Approves Ban on Tobacco Sales at Pharmacies

Barnstable becomes the fourth Cape town to ban tobacco sales at pharmacies.

The Barnstable Board of health voted unanimously to ban tobacco sales at all health care institutions Tuesday, according to the Cape Cod Times.

Pharmacies are included in the ban and they will have 60 days to comply with the new regulations. The ban includes the sale of cigarettes, chewing tobacco and cigars. Electronic cigarettes were not included in the ban but could be added later.

Hopefulforchange January 16, 2013 at 02:27 PM
Yet everything else they sell is full of chemicals and just as detrimental to one's health. More people die legally each year from the pills they sell at the rear of the store than the cigarettes at the front of the store. There is nothing healthy for sale except possibly the water in any pharmacy. Let's keep making rules regarding choices of others America, before we know it, we will be called U.S.S.R.

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