Saturday, September 30, 2023
Saturday, September 30, 2023
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Walmart to Discontinue Cigarette Sales in Selected Stores, Prioritizing Self-Checkout Expansion




Sign up with Your Content for the latest updates. Have a story or news tip? Contact our 24/7 newsroom at 833.336.8013 or email us.

This article was updated to adhere with AtNight Media’s Code of Ethics

Retail giant Walmart has announced its decision to cease cigarette sales in specific stores located in California, Florida, Arkansas, and New Mexico, Your Content has learned.

The move comes after extensive deliberation among the company’s management team regarding the sale of tobacco products.

The retail chain, which operates over 4,700 locations nationwide, plans to replace cigarette displays with self-checkout registers and introduce a grab-and-go food section in these stores.

The decision is the latest in a series of measures taken by Walmart, as in 2019, they discontinued the sale of e-cigarettes due to increasing regulatory complexities.

- Advertisement -

As news of the decision spread, several tobacco companies experienced a decline in their stock prices during early-morning trading on Monday, according to NASDAQ.

Your Content for the latest updates. Have a story or news tip? Contact our 24/7 newsroom at 833.336.8013 or e-mail our tip line: [email protected]

Your Content is a publication centered around breaking news, trends, and true crime investigations. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published.

First Woman Safety, Van Voorhis, Debuts in NCAA Football Game

In a history-making event for college football, Haley Van Voorhis, a Safety from Shenandoah University, made her debut as the first woman non-kicker to compete in an NCAA football game.

BPD and US Marshals Hunt for Murder Suspect, $6,000 Reward Offered

The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) has announced a reward of $6,000 for information leading to the arrest of 32-year-old Jason Billingsley.

Chester County Coach Charged in Major Child Sexual Abuse Case

Zachary Ray, a 31-year-old basketball coach and trainer from Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, has been charged in Chester County with multiple counts of child abuse, including aggravated indecent assault, possession of child pornography, and corruption of minors, involving three children aged between 10-16 years.

Shocking Biden’s Home Address Linked to Chinese Wire Funds

Records reveal that several months after Joe Biden declared his candidacy for the 2020 presidential race in 2019, Hunter Biden received two notable wire transfers from China.