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Hunter Stuart

CVS's Cigarette Ban Appears To Have Boosted Sales

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business

CVS's move to ban cigarette sales earlier this year seems to be paying off. Revenue jumped 9.7 percent in CVS' latest quarter from the same period ...

CVS To Charge Some Customers More For Using Pharmacies That Sell Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business

It may soon be cheaper to fill your prescriptions at CVS than at Walgreens. That's because Caremark, a subsidiary of CVS Health that manages prescr...

Hunter Stuart

CVS Considered Banning Candy And Soda On Top Of Cigarettes

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

NEW YORK -- When CVS made the decision to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in February, it was a pretty radical move. But the compan...

Jeffrey Young

Why Is CVS Walking Away From $2 BILLION A Year?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business

The company formerly known as CVS Caremark made a big splash Wednesday by yanking whatever tobacco products it had left on the shelves a month earlier...

CVS Changes Name And Stops Selling Tobacco Products

AP | Tom Murphy | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco n...

Bolder Action Is Needed to Keep Young People From Smoking

Edward J. Benz, Jr. | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Edward J. Benz, Jr.

While we are waiting for the FDA to act, states should immediately raise the legal age for buying tobacco to 21. Cities and towns should ban the sale of tobacco altogether.

U.S. Attorneys General Urge Retailers To Stop Selling Tobacco

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics

By Phil Wahba March 17 (Reuters) - A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general has urged Walmart and four other big retailers...

24 States Pressure Walmart, Walgreens To Stop Selling Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

Attorneys General from 24 states, Washington D.C., and three U.S. territories sent letters to the country's biggest pharmaceutical retailers Monday, i...

CVS Execs Are Taking a Stunning Risk

Robert Hurley | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Robert Hurley

I am inspired by CVS and will continue to be a customer. I may even buy their stock.

CVS Dropping Tobacco Can Benefit Both Its Bottom Line and Society

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Mark R. Kennedy

Many relish holding up examples of corporate greed and fraud to suggest that capitalism is broken and business must be increasingly constrained in what they are allowed to do. CVS's voluntary decision to stop selling an unhealthy product tells a different story.

These Are 16 Things CVS Should Also Stop Selling

Gene Marks | Posted 04.11.2014 | Comedy
Gene Marks

This past week drugstore chain CVS announced that it will no longer sell tobacco products at its stores. But why stop there? Ever been to a CVS? There are plenty of other products that they sell that should also be taken off the shelves.

The Power of the Private Sector to Save Lives

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Good news travels fast. This week's announcement by CVS Caremark that they will stop selling tobacco products by October 1 was front-page news and a topic of conversation everywhere. My first thought? What a great example of a company voluntarily doing the right thing.

A Milestone Announcement: CVS Caremark Becomes First Major Drug Store to Ban Tobacco Sales

Harold Wimmer | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Harold Wimmer

With CVS Caremark's announcement yesterday that they will no longer sell tobacco products, including cigarettes, at all CVS/pharmacy locations, the company took a bold step. This, I'm proud to say, is a great moment in the fight against tobacco.

CVS Makes the Right Call on Tobacco

Anthony Hatcher | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Anthony Hatcher

A paradox I recall from my youth was the juxtaposition of a cigarette machine at the front of the store and medicine to treat smoking-related diseases housed at the rear.

Dollar Stores Stand To Profit From CVS Tobacco Ban

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.06.2014 | Business

CVS officials announced Wednesday that the drugstore chain would take a multibillion dollar hit by pulling tobacco products from its shelves in the co...

Smoke & Mirrors

John Friedman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
John Friedman

Rather than hiding, CVS publicly stood up and declared its decision for the world to see. The company should be respected for being transparent. Whether or not they will be rewarded for the decision remains to be seen.

Robin Wilkey

The City That Led The Way On CVS' Cigarette Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

What started as a small city ban on tobacco sales has resulted in an unprecedented move by the nation's largest drugstore chain, one that could have a...

Walgreens: We Still Sell Cigarettes

Huffington Post | Emily Cohn and Kevin Short | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

CVS may be kicking its cigarette habit, but one of its major competitors isn't easing up on its addiction so quickly. After learning that CVS plans...

Obama Praises CVS' Decision As A 'Powerful Example'

AP | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is praising CVS Caremark for its decision to stop selling tobacco products at its drugstores. ...

CVS Makes Big Move Against Big Tobacco

Reuters | Phil Wahba and Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

Feb 5 (Reuters) - CVS Caremark Corp said on Wednesday that it would stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October, becoming the first U...