SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — A year after it did away with in-store tobacco advertising in 72 locations, Price Chopper here is reporting that category sales are down. The chain stopped advertising tobacco products in its New York locations so as to not influence young people to become so-called “replacement smokers.” Today, double-thick opaque filters obscure logos from brands like Camel and Marlboro on the face of its tobacco centers. All other materials promoting tobacco products have been ...

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