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  • Maryland, 27 other states ask major retailers to stop selling tobacco

    Maryland, 27 other states ask major retailers to stop selling tobacco
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Letters: Mostly applause for CVS' move

    Re "CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise," Business, Feb. 6 The following sign was posted in a small drugstore: "Dear Customers, As we are in business for your health, we no longer sell cigarettes." The year was 1964. I was 13 years old and had helped...
  • Letters: Religion and the government

    Re "The rights of the religious," Editorial, Feb. 4 The Times rightly defends but wrongly interprets a federal law that forbids the government from imposing "substantial burdens" on the exercise of religious convictions and requires federal officials to...
  • 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,...
  • SUV crashes into downtown Baltimore CVS pharmacy

    SUV crashes into downtown Baltimore CVS pharmacy
    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...
  • 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 goes smoke free [Editorial]

    CVS goes smoke free  [Editorial]
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...