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2014-02-05 08:28:57

Pharmacy care provider joins national movement to reduce smoking and improve public health WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) applauds CVS Caremark's announcement that it will stop selling tobacco products in its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores. By removing tobacco products from its shelves, CVS Caremark joins a growing movement among health care providers to limit access to tobacco products. (Logo:...

2014-02-05 08:28:44

Decision underscores CVS Caremark's role in the evolving health care marketplace WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. To view the multimedia assets...

2014-02-05 08:28:32

Decision underscores CVS Caremark's role in the evolving health care marketplace WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. (Photo:...

2014-01-17 00:21:50

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Fifty years after the first Surgeon General's report on smoking and health, the new Surgeon General's report released today shows that cigarette smoking is even more hazardous than previously thought. This report documents that smoking causes even more diseases, kills even more people and...

2014-01-14 08:31:34

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Snuff Company, the manufacturer of Grizzly, the best-selling moist snuff brand in the U.S., has awarded donations totaling a quarter of a million dollars to two non-profit outdoor conservation organizations. Through the Grizzly Outdoor Corps promotion, the company is donating $130,000 and $120,000 to The Boone and Crockett Club and the FishAmerica Foundation organizations, respectively. Registered, age-verified adult Grizzly...

2013-12-18 16:24:50

Almost half of parents concerned their child will try e-cigarettes; support high for prohibiting sale to kids, says U-M National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adults nationwide are concerned about the use of e-cigarettes by children and teens, with 44 percent indicating worries that the devices will encourage kids to use tobacco products, according to a new poll from the University of Michigan. According to the latest...

2013-12-18 12:28:20

Results Show We Know How to Win the Fight Against Tobacco WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) In great news for the nation's health, the government's annual Monitoring the Future survey released today shows that overall youth smoking declined significantly in 2013, and smoking rates fell to record lows for all three...

2013-11-25 12:28:03

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - As part of the 8th National Conference on Tobacco or Health Youth Stream co-presented by the Ontario Lung Association's Youth Advocacy Training Institute and the Tobacco Control Area Network of Eastern Ontario, youth from across Canada will be holding an event at Parliament Hill to encourage the Federal Government to ban all flavours in all tobacco products. Many flavoured tobacco products are enticing to youth and are packaged to look like lip-gloss,...

2013-11-21 12:29:06

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The 8th National Conference on Tobacco or Health is being held in Ottawa from November 25 to 27. On November 25, more than 100 youth and adults from across Canada will be heading to Parliament Hill to call on the government to ban all flavoured tobacco products in the country. The use of flavoured tobacco products by youth in Canada is high. A recent study released by the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo...

2013-11-20 23:31:08

Dip, snuff, snus or chew, no matter what you call it, smokeless tobacco damages health. Journeyworks Publishing aims to increase awareness about the dangers of spit tobacco with a new wristband. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Thousands of people, many of them in their teens, get hooked on tobacco every year. To keep this from happening, tobacco prevention professionals and educators have a big job. They need materials that grab young people’s attention, provide clear...