WASHINGTON -- Tobacco products could be more difficult to purchase at supermarkets if a recently published rule is enacted by the Food and Drug Administration here. According to a rule issued by President Clinton on Aug. 23, grocery store point-of-purchase tobacco advertising will be limited to black-and-white text only. Vending machines will be restricted to areas inaccessible to persons under 18 years of age. Self-service merchandising, such as on endcaps and front-end displays, will not ...

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