Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA)
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By Stephen Nakrosis
Walgreens and CVS on Thursday joined a growing number of U.S. retailers that are changing their policies regarding customers who carry firearms.
Walgreens said, "We are joining other retailers in asking our customers to no longer openly carry firearms into our stores other than authorized law enforcement officials."
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) is the parent of Walgreens.
CVS Health Corp. (CVS), in a tweet, said, "We join a growing chorus of businesses in requesting that our customers, other than authorized law enforcement personnel, do not bring firearms into our stores."
Earlier this week, Kroger Co. (KR) said it was asking customers to no longer openly carry firearms in its stores.
On Wednesday, Walmart Inc. (WMT) made a similar request of its customers and announced it would no longer sell ammunition for assault-style weapons.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
September 05, 2019 18:06 ET (22:06 GMT)
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