| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:06 AM
CVS pharmacies have more than 800 clinics nationwide. The first ones in Hampton Roads open this week in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach as part of a nationwide expansion of 150.
Look for new clinics in Hampton, Newport News and Williamsburg in May and...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I am not a smoker, but CVS's decision to stop selling cigarettes is laughable ("CVS goes smoke free," Feb. 5).
The company has obviously done this for the publicity so it can stand out while not caring one iota about consumers' health. If they care so...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:30 AM
I have a CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens all within walking distance. Each one is great, have fine products, excellent service and fabulous bargains at times. Whether CVS sells or doesn't sell cigarettes won't change my shopping habits ("CVS goes smoke free,"...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Dad made it quite clear: If he ever caught my older brother smoking reefer, he'd be out of the house. If Dad ever found the stuff in the house, he'd be out of the house.
The word was marijuana would lead to harder drugs because it was a well-known...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I am responding to John Starr's letter, "CVS halt of tobacco sales is a publicity stunt" (Feb 8). Like Dr. Starr, I wondered if CVS' next step would be to take all unhealthy snacks off their shelves as well. Small steps, Dr. Starr.
In 1985, there were...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Doctors don't sell us cigarettes. We would not trust our doctors if they did. The doctor-patient relationship is built on trust. We want to be sure that our doctors' motives are pure and that they focus on improving our health, not increasing their...