tobacco products

Consumers buy fewer cigarettes after CVS stops selling themAfter CVS, the large retail pharmacy chain, stopped selling cigarettes in its stores, many consumers who used to buy their smokes at CVS simply bought fewer cigarettes and presumably smoked less.
Walgreens faces anti-tobacco effort ahead of annual meetingTwo organizations opposed to tobacco sales at pharmacy chains are turning their attention to Walgreens’ annual shareholder meeting on January 26.
Pharmacy chains cited for selling e-cigs to minorsSelect Walgreens, Rite Aid, and other chain drugstores were among those cited by the FDA for selling e-cigarettes, e-liquid, and cigars to minors.
FDA expands its authority over tobacco productsAccording to FDA and other sources, tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and death in the United States.
CVS to stop selling tobacco products in OctoberCVS Caremark will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at all of its pharmacies nationwide by October 1, 2014.
Some pharmacy chains dropping tobacco productsMany pharmacists have long contended that products that kill should not be sold in pharmacies. Now some pharmacy chains agree.