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2014-02-20 16:27:16

67 percent favor passing a state law to raise the legal sale age to reduce smoking SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll released today shows that 67 percent of Utah voters support legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Just 31 percent of voters oppose increasing the age of sale for tobacco products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO This support comes from a broad-based...

2014-02-20 12:30:11

MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Anti-tobacco groups and health organizations are misleading the public and governments into believing that flavoured tobacco products are a threat to today's youth - by prompting and promoting a limited interpretation of Health Canada's Youth Smoking Survey (YSS), by the University of Waterloo's Propel Centre on Population Health Impact. Their efforts to date have succeeded in manipulating some governments into blindly rushing towards...

2014-02-17 12:23:50

57 percent favor passing a state law to raise the legal sale age to reduce smoking DENVER, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) A new poll released today shows that 57 percent of Colorado voters support legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Just 36 percent of voters oppose increasing the age of sale...

2014-02-06 23:04:04

CVS Caremark, the country’s largest drugstore chain in overall prescription sales, announced on Wednesday that it planned to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by October 1st, 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 USA Today reported yesterday: CVS's bold business move to no longer sell tobacco products will cost the company about $2 billion a year or about 3% of their $123 billion overall sales. CVS Caremark operates more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores...

2014-02-05 08:29:04

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) CVS Caremark today set a powerful example for all retailers, especially those involved in health care, by announcing that it will end the sale of tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores throughout the United States. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds CVS for this courageous and...

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...


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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
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