Jul 17 2013
CVS and WALGREENS (and others) won’t sell Rolling Stone Magazine whose cover glorifies Boston Marathon Muslim bomber (but 7-Eleven will)
Deleted tweet from Rolling Stone editor:
CVS/pharmacy has decided not to sell the current issue of Rolling Stone featuring a cover photo of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect. As a company with deep roots in New England and a strong presence in Boston, we believe this is the right decision out of respect for the victims of the attack and their loved ones.
Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. Walgreens will not be selling this issue of Rolling Stone magazine.
“Out of respect for those affected by the Boston Marathon Bombing, Rite Aid has decided not to sell the August issue of Rolling Stone,” the statement reads. “The issue is being removed from stores as it arrives from the distributor.”
A Kmart spokesperson wrote in an e-mail to HuffPost that the retailer also won’t be selling copies of the magazine, “out of respect for those impacted by the events of April 15th.”
A spokeswoman from 7-Eleven wrote in an e-mail to HuffPost that the chain still plans to sell the magazine. (Not a surprise considering how many Pakis own 7-Elevens)
Huffington Post (h/t Maurice)