7-Eleven Joins States to Fight Underage Tobacco Sales

Lisanti, Linda
September 2005
Convenience Store News;9/19/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that 7-Eleven Inc., the world's largest convenience store chain, hopes to set an industry trend in its partnering with state officials to take a hard line on underage tobacco sales. 7-Eleven announced in August 2005 that it had struck a deal with 40 states' attorney generals to implement new ways to reduce tobacco sales to minors. One of the biggest aspects of the agreement is that 7-Eleven will hire an independent company to run a national mystery-shop program.


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