| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I am responding to John Starr's letter, "CVS halt of tobacco sales is a publicity stunt" (Feb 8). Like Dr. Starr, I wondered if CVS' next step would be to take all unhealthy snacks off their shelves as well. Small steps, Dr. Starr.
In 1985, there were...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I am not a smoker, but CVS's decision to stop selling cigarettes is laughable ("CVS goes smoke free," Feb. 5).
The company has obviously done this for the publicity so it can stand out while not caring one iota about consumers' health. If they care so...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:39 AM
During the last decade, local, state and federal governments have sought to make smoking inconvenient by restricting where and when people can light up. They have made it more expensive by increasing taxes — to the point that a pack of cigarettes...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:30 AM
I have a CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens all within walking distance. Each one is great, have fine products, excellent service and fabulous bargains at times. Whether CVS sells or doesn't sell cigarettes won't change my shopping habits ("CVS goes smoke free,"...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:33 PM
A vehicle crashed into a CVS pharmacy in downtown Baltimore Friday morning, injuring three people.
An accident between a white 2003 Mercury Mountaineer and a 2005 Crown Victoria propelled the SUV completely inside the store, which is located in the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Furniture Solution in Arnold is closing because the owner plans to retire. A CVS drugstore will be built in its place.
The furniture store at 1500 Ritchie Highway will start a going-out-of-business sale Thursday.
Owner Gerard Kvasnovsky, who...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:21 PM
While some parts of western Anne Arundel County, including Hanover and Crofton, have boomed with retail development, Odenton has largely been passed by.
But a new report commissioned by county economic development officials suggests Odenton has desirable...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
When Marylanders purchase the painkiller Vicodin, it costs about 37 cents a pill at a pharmacy.
But when a doctor dispenses it under Maryland's workers' compensation system, the cost per pill can increase dramatically, officials and doctors acknowledge....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:47 PM
A former Edgewood woman is charged with more than 40 counts of prescription drug fraud after allegedly using another woman's identity and posing as a doctor to get the woman's prescriptions, according to a statement of charges.
Pamela Stables, 37, who...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:29 PM
CVS Caremark has agreed to pay $250,000 as part of a settlement resolving allegations that its pharmacy stores left products on shelves after they passed their sell-by dates and tossed customer records into open dumpsters, the Maryland attorney general'...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The latest debate over downtown Annapolis could come with a serving of fried chicken and a side of Western fries.
City planning officials said this week that Royal Farms has expressed interest in moving into the former home of Stevens Hardware, at 142...