NEW YORK -- Despite applauding Philip Morris' efforts to curb smoking by minors, retailers say they already have minimum age requirements in place and question the company's proposed retailer penalties. Under the Action Against Access program, unveiled by Philip Morris here June 27, chains caught selling cigarettes to minors will be denied the manufacturer's merchandising benefits. "I think it is good that Philip Morris is taking a leadership role," said Joanne Gage, vice president of ...

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