U.S. senators urge Walmart, others to stop selling all tobacco products

 U.S. senators urge Walmart, others to stop selling all tobacco products

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday asked Walmart Inc , Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , Rite Aid Corp and Dollar General Corp to stop selling all tobacco products.

The senators cited the "public health crises" of use of e-cigarette products by children and the recent outbreak of vaping related illnesses and deaths.

(Reporting by Bryan Pietsch; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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Updated Date: Sep 27, 2019 01:11:38 IST