| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I, for one, do not think that having doctors dispense drugs in their office is a bad practice ("Lawmakers must address prescription drug loophole in workers' comp cases," April 14). Why is it that only the pharmaceuticals and CVS stores can make all of...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general -- including Maryland's Douglas Gansler -- is urging chief executive officers of five major retailers, including Walmart, to stop selling tobacco products, saying it is contradictory to carry such items in stores...
| 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 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 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,"...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...