| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:25 PM
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.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:44 PM
In his 30 years as a pharmacist, including three at a CVS Caremark store in Northern California, Wayne Wilson said it was all too common for drugstore employees to steal prescription drugs, which would often make their way to the black market.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:51 AM
A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general 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 that also provide health care services.
| 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...
| Jan 20, 2014
Q: "Many stores sell Fandango gift cards. The problem is that no movie theater in [the area] accepts these gift cards. Our friends received Fandango gift cards for Christmas that were purchased at Kohl's. Fandango refused to refund the purchase. Kohl's...
| 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 1, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Last week we shared a tip from Virginia Fahr in Walnutport about taming all those rewards cards cluttering your key ring, and it turns out she was really on to something.
We received a ton of feedback from other readers who also grew tired of key ring-...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:14 PM
WASHINGTON — Fans of the Jet City Rollergirls are hearing public announcements about Obamacare when they go to the roller derby track north of Seattle.
Univision, the nation's largest Spanish-language television network, is airing half-hour...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
As a former smoker, I understand firsthand the power of tobacco addiction and how difficult it is to quit.
Fortunately, evidence of the dangers of cigarettes and second-hand smoke, successful public health campaigns and an emphasis on making children...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Thumbs up to the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for helping hundreds of homeless adults and children get out of the cold this wretched winter with nearly $1 million in grants to the Salvation Army of Greater Hartford ($321,000), the Connecticut...