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Local stores pull popular magazine from the shelf

By David Kaplan, dkaplan@wdbj7.com
Published On: Jul 18 2013 03:53:23 PM EDT
Some local stores pull Rolling Stone off the shelve

Some say they disagree with the cover, saying it makes an accused Boston Bomber out to be a rockstar

ROANOKE, Va. -

Some local stores are saying that a magazine that's always been edgy may have gone too far.

This month's edition of Rolling Stone features Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover.

Some big national chains who sell Rolling Stone have pulled the magazine from the shelves, saying the photo glorifies the suspected Boston Marathon Bomber.

One of those chains; CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens says they won't sell the magazine out of respect for the victims.

Here's CVS's full statement:

"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."