WASHINGTON -- The Food Marketing Institute here issued a letter thanking Secretary of Defense William Perry for his decision to go forward with a plan changing the way tobacco products are sold in commissaries. be about 20% -- rather than 40% to 50% -- lower than private-sector stores. "At a time when the federal government has announced a major new underage smoking initiative placing significant restrictions and burdens on the private-sector grocery industry, the continued availability of ...

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