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Tobacco does not promote healthy families

April 29, 2013
The Leader Herald

Low-income Americans struggle to make ends meet and provide for their families. In many cases, money is tight, they don't have access to health care services or transportation and they have limited shopping choices. It is well documented that individuals with lower incomes and education levels smoke at much higher rates than those with higher incomes and education levels. Dollar General and Family Dollar are entities that cater to those who look to save money by spending less. But now that they are selling cigarettes, does this not speak volumes about their focus on profit, not the health and well-being of their customers?

 
 
 

 

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