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Amid controversy, retailers pull Rolling Stone from shelves

Hy-Vee, Walgreens and more refuse to sell magazine with Boston Marathon bombing suspect on cover

Several retailers in the United States have pulled the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine from their shelves.

The August issue has a photo of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover.

Grocery and c-store chains who have said they will not carry the magazine include Hy-Vee, Stop and Shop, Roche Bros and Tedeschi Food Shops.

Drugstores include Walgreens, Rite-Aid and CVS.

Critics say the photo makes Tsarnaev look more like a rock star than a terrorist and even gives him “the celebrity treatment.”

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