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A man passes a CVS drugstore February 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. The second largest US drugstore chain, CVS, announced Wednesday it will stop selling cigarettes by the end of the year, a decision President Barack Obama hailed as a "powerful example."CVS said its 7,600 stores across the country will cease tobacco sales by October 1, despite the projected $2 billion loss the move will entail. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIERKAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images
A man passes a CVS drugstore February 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. The second largest US drugstore chain, CVS, announced Wednesday it will stop selling cigarettes by the end of the year, a decision President Barack Obama hailed as a "powerful example."CVS said its 7,600 stores across the country will cease tobacco sales by October 1, despite the projected $2 billion loss the move will entail. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIERKAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

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Richard Quest speaks to the Darden School's Brian Moriarty about why CVS may have decided to stop selling tobacco.

Expert: Other stores may follow CVS' lead

Richard Quest speaks to the Darden School's Brian Moriarty about why CVS may have decided to stop selling tobacco.