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CVS to become first major U.S. pharmacy to stop selling cigarettes

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February 05, 2014

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jasa penerjemah di jakarta
March 21, 2014

Indonesian health official study results. in Indonesia, especially in Bali, people are smoking more than drinking alcohol. there are 70% men and 30% of women there. I am as Indonesian people are not comfortable with this

PTC
February 25, 2014

It’s all about making money.

Prakash Chand
February 18, 2014

Hello, my name is Prakash Chand and I am the founder of medical website askthedoctor.com

I could not be happier to hear that CVS is banning cigarettes. On a personal level I don’t support sporting events that are sponsored by cigarette companies.

Its honestly very refreshing to see corporations not caring for profit but caring to help people.

Sonny
February 16, 2014

I think this is a fascinating topic centered around being vague and obscure. The fundamental of CVS becoming anti-tobacco while leaving the door wide open for electronic cigarette companies is an interesting view, especially since they’ve commented publicly that they’re waiting to hear the FDA’s comments on this controversial e-cigarette topic. While one side of me says, CVS Caremark is a RX/Pharmacy company where Big Pharma is anti-e-cig’s due to manufactures GlaxoSmith (Nicorette) and Johnson & Johnson (the nicotine patch) both nicotine sensation step reduction drugs promoted at CVS; the other side of me is curious when top rated electronic cigarette manufactures like SimpleMist in Denver CO are seeing CVS as a potential opportunity.

It also is interesting that the company GreenSmoke was purchased by Phillip Morris 3 days before this announcement for $110M.

It will be interesting to see where this industry ends up and how CVS will respond to putting their products on the shelves.

Although, I do have to say I have tried SimpleMist and GreenSmoke and they’re actually a pretty good alternative product to tobacco cigarettes without the harmful chemicals (though still to be determined by the FDA). I guess we’ll see?

anonymous
February 17, 2014

I’m certain that cvs will carry top brand suppliers and others. They did claim they’re going to wait to hear what the FDA says, but I believe that’s why they’re waiting till October. It’ll give them enough time to setup and evaluate their suppliers.

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February 15, 2014

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Amy
February 12, 2014

I agree with Jo, and I’d bet anything that once it’s legal in a state where there’s a CVS, they’ll be selling marijuana…

Jai
February 10, 2014

That’s funny-these same pharmacies sell alcohol by the case loads. And I just happened to read about a 21 year old who caused a multi-car pile up in California that killed 6 people-4 of them instantly, and the other two shortly after. Yet, smoking is the root of all of the health related problems? And um…has anyone thought of the fact that pharmacies are selling products that harm people as well? Such as the medication you get that causes severe liver damage, perforation of the stomach, ulcers, severe bloating, glaucoma, myocardial infarction, blindness, suicidal thoughts-oh the list goes on. This whole thing about smoking is about as stupid as Boulder, CO’s banning on smoking cigarettes on your front porch, but legalizing toking on the bong in the street! Where does the garbage end?

Muhammad Hernawan
February 09, 2014

Giving up $1.5 billion of annual sales is stupid. If some one wishes to smoke, let them. CVS is not a dictator. Does Obama smoke?

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February 07, 2014

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February 07, 2014

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Matt Donnelly
February 06, 2014

Giving up $1.5 billion of annual sales is stupid. If some one wishes to smoke, let them. CVS is not a dictator. Does Obama smoke?
I don’t care.
Matt Donnelly

jo boehm
February 06, 2014

I think they are making room to sell marijuana.

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