CVS Caremark, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will phase out cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco by Oct. 1, a move that will cost about $2 billion in annual revenue. (Feb. 5)
Video provided by AP
Reuters - US Online Video (Feb. 5, 2014) CVS to become first major US pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October. Linda So reports.
Video provided by ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Aug. 28, 2014) The World Health Organisation has called for the regulation of electronic cigarettes as both tobacco and medical products. Ciara Lee looks at the impact of the move on the tobacco industry.
Video ... watch video
FORA.tv (Mar. 10, 2013) Farmer Grant Wilson, from Gramen Farms, a grass-fed beef and dairy farm that produces and transforms live milk into products, sells grass-fed beef products, and educates their consumers. Grant will ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 19, 2015) A new anti-tobacco law could make Chile one of South America’s strictest nations when it comes to smoking, but farmers and British American Tobacco warn the planned restrictions may cut ... watch video
AP (May 5, 2016) The governor of California has signed a bill raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21. Four other states also signed proposals restricting tobacco ... watch video
Oct. 27, 2016 Atherosclerosis is a disease in which arteries narrow due to plaques. That narrowing can lead to heart attacks and strokes — both of which are leading causes of death in the U.S. Now, in paper ... read more
Oct. 27, 2016 If the powerhouse of the cell, mitochondria, is disrupted, stem cells in the gut suffer, researchers have discovered. The human intestinal system covers an area of approximately 300 to 500 square ... read more
Oct. 27, 2016 Competition is a far stronger motivation for exercise than friendly support, and in fact, giving people such support actually made them less likely to go to the gym less than simply leaving them ... read more
Oct. 27, 2016 Does the location of colon cancer – left or right side – matter for survival? A new report reviewed medical literature to examine the prognostic role of a primary colon cancer tumor being located ... read more
Aug. 24, 2015 Many college students are making their way back to campus this month, and back to the habits -- good or bad -- that dorm-life promotes. A new study finds that young adults under 25, including high ... read more
Apr. 26, 2015 Teens no longer smoke just cigarettes. They have branched out to using alternative tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes, hookahs and little cigars. In fact, e-cigarette use is rising ... read more
Feb. 10, 2014 In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Surgeon General's landmark report on smoking, the Brown School's Center for Public Health Systems Science, in partnership with the Tobacco ... read more