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Stores stop selling e-cigarettes

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
Published on October 9, 2019 - Duration: 01:48s

Stores stop selling e-cigarettes

More stores, including Walgreens and Kroger, have decided to stop celling e-cigarettes as more and more people become ill.

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Stores stop selling e-cigarettes

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