ALBANY, N.Y. — A bill seeking to extinguish sales of tobacco products in New York supermarkets that contain pharmacies was introduced by state Assemblyman Sam Hoyt, D-Buffalo, earlier this month. The proposal came one week after Rochester, N.Y.-based Wegmans announced its plans to snuff its “very profitable” tobacco category chainwide Feb. 10. “In light of the overwhelming evidence of the harmful nature of cigarette smoking on one's health and the astronomical public health costs posed by ...

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