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  • CVS probed in alleged loss of painkillers

    CVS Caremark Corp. could face as much as $29 million in fines for allegedly losing track of prescription painkillers at four of its California stores, from which authorities said thousands of pills may have been sold on the black market. Officials at...
  • Winter Park Village's Publix to be rebuilt

    Winter Park Village's Publix to be rebuilt
    WINTER PARK – As the grocery wars heat up on U.S. Highway 17-92, Publix is tearing down its store at Winter Park Village to make room for a new store with more amenities. The location will be rebuilt, with the new store featuring a Publix Aprons...
  • California pitches Obamacare at CVS, Ralphs as deadline nears

    Milk, bread and Obamacare. Ahead of the March 31 enrollment deadline, the Covered California exchange said Friday that it reached a deal with pharmacy giant CVS Caremark Corp. and the Ralphs grocery chain to promote the healthcare law inside their...
  • CVS cigarette move urges action by Walgreens, rivals

    CVS cigarette move urges action by Walgreens, rivals
    The landmark decision by CVS Caremark on Wednesday to halt tobacco sales at its 7,600 U.S. drugstores by Oct. 1 ratchets up pressure on its larger rival, Deerfield-based Walgreen Co., to follow suit. CVS, the nation’s No. 2 drugstore chain, said...
  • CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise

    CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise
    CVS Caremark Corp.'s imminent exit from the cigarette and tobacco business — an unprecedented move for a major pharmacy company — is being cheered by many medical professionals and lawmakers as a triumph of corporate responsibility over the...
  • Americans are shunning the 'evil weed' (and embracing another)

    WASHINGTON -- Americans' addiction to harmful drugs is in the news again in a big way. The nation's largest cigarette-selling pharmacy firm, CVS Caremark, has decided to stop peddling them at its 7,600 stores. Larry J. Merlo, its chief executive,...
  • CVS snuffs out tobacco; Walgreen fiddles and burns

    Larry Merlo has a teenage daughter who he says marvels at the fact airline passengers were allowed to smoke cigarettes as they flew. In-flight smoking has been banned almost 16 years. Recollections of haze-enveloped smoking sections at 35,000 feet...
  • CVS Caremark, No. 2 drugstore chain, will end all tobacco sales

    WASHINGTON — CVS Caremark, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 retail stores by Oct. 1, a landmark decision that would make it the first national...
  • No Longer Unemployed

    At the end of December, 22,581 people who still had eligibility left in Connecticut's unemployment benefit system -- people who had been looking for work more than six months and less than 63 weeks -- were cut off, when Congress let extended benefits...
  • CVS dejará de vender cigarrillos, productos de tabaco en octubre

    CVS dejará de vender cigarrillos, productos de tabaco en octubre
    CVS Caremark Corp., dijo el miércoles que dejaría de vender productos de tabaco en sus 7,600 tiendas en octubre, convirtiéndose en la primera cadena de farmacias nacional en los Estados Unidos en eliminar cigarrillos de sus estantes. Expertos en salud...
  • CVS says it can maintain earnings without selling tobacco

    CVS says it can maintain earnings without selling tobacco
    CVS Caremark Corp.'s shares climbed Tuesday after the drugstore chain raised its profit estimate for the first three months of the year and reassured investors that it could withstand its decision to stop selling tobacco products. The nation's second-...
  • CVS stubs out tobacco sales, a step other companies should take

    CVS stubs out tobacco sales, a step other companies should take
    It's long struck me as odd that drugstores, the places where most of us get our prescriptions filled for all manner of illnesses, also are go-to spots for cigarettes. With the latter, drugstores worsen the nation’s health; with the former, they...