TORONTO -- Wal-Mart Canada said it would stop selling tobacco products at its 122 Canadian stores as soon as current stocks were depleted. The chain, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores, has voluntarily stopped ordering tobacco products and will let inventories sell down. In a statement, Bruce West, president of Wal-Mart Canada, said this represented "a prudent business decision that respects emerging government regulations and recognizes the difficulty we ...

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