Walmart to stop sales of electronic cigarettes in its U.S. stores: company memo

Walmart to stop sales of electronic cigarettes in its U.S. stores: company memo

FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N) on Friday sent an internal memo to its staff saying the retailer will discontinue the sale of e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores.

The retailer said growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty were behind its decision.

Reporting by Nandita Bose in Washington; Editing by Steve Orlofsky

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