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CVS pharmacies eliminate tobacco, show societal trends

Connor Wilson, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

Bravo, CVS, bravo. CVS Caremark Corporation recently made the decision to remove all tobacco products from all 7,600 CVS pharmacies and 800 Minute Clinics by Oct. 1, 2014. This is estimated to take a $2 billion dent out of their earnings, $1.5 billion from tobacco products and $500 million...

CVS decides to discontinue sale of tobacco products

Robert Pacheco, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

You know that ironic feeling you get when you walk into a pharmacy to buy cigarettes? It may soon be a thing of the past. On Feb. 5, CVS Caremark, the nation’s second largest pharmacy chain, announced plans to eliminate the sale of tobacco products in their stores. “The plan is to stop selling...

News in Brief

Rishab Revankar, World and Nation Editor

February 7, 2014

New York City, New York, USA Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, died in his Manhattan apartment on Feb. 2.According to CNN, Hoffman’s friend and playwright David Katz found Hoffman lying on the bathroom floor with a syringe in his left arm. In the aftermath of his death, investigators discov...