cvs tobacco

Business
The pharmacy chain took a huge financial hit when it banned tobacco -- but it gained a lot back in credibility.
Business
CVS Health reported a better-than-expected quarterly net revenue, boosted by growth in its Medicaid business and strength in specialty drug sales.
Business
CVS's move to ban cigarette sales earlier this year seems to be paying off. Health-care spending in the U.S. is projected
Business
The news comes a little over a month after CVS rebranded itself as CVS Health -- and announced it would no longer sell tobacco
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In any case, CVS may make up the lost revenue in other ways. It hopes to translate the positive publicity into valuable new
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It's a growing market: In 2009, retail clinics at CVS, Walgreens and the grocery chain Kroger recorded nearly 6 million patient
Politics
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.
Politics
E-cigarettes are battery-powered cartridges that look like cigarettes and contain a nicotine liquid that, when heated, creates
Business
“Pharmacies and drug stores, which increasingly market themselves as a source for community health care, send a mixed message
Business
I am inspired by CVS and will continue to be a customer. I may even buy their stock.
Business
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.
Comedy
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.
Impact
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.
Impact
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.
Business
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.
Business
"This may provide a significant opportunity for both (Dollar General) and (Family Dollar) to gobble up these sales from tobacco
Business
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.
Business
A lawsuit brought by Safeway was eventually dismissed as well. The ban didn't come without significant resistance from stakeholders
Business
CVS may be kicking its cigarette habit, but one of its major competitors isn't easing up on its addiction so quickly. After