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TelePharm raises $2.5M for web-based telepharmacy platform

There’s still a lot of work to be done to get the nation’s pharmacies, big and small, connected with each other and with patients. For rural pharmacies this connection can mean the difference between solvency and closure. One Iowa City,...Show More Summary

Is CVS Smartly Allocating Its Capital?

By Apex Financial Consultants: CVS Caremark Corp (CVS) and Walgreens (WAG) are the two largest retail pharmacies in the United States; CVS also provides pharmacy services. The two companies dominate the national pharmacy retail industry with more than 16,000 total outlets. Show More Summary

Dachel Media Review: Measles Vaccine Failing, Blame Unvaccinated

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and their OurKidsASD brand. May 29, 2014, National Post (Canada): Measles outbreak worsening as U.S. officials...

St. Louis College of Pharmacy Professor Elected to National Pharmacy Leadership Role

Terry Seaton, Pharm.D., BCPS, was just named president-elect of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy after a national election by its members.

St. Louis Students Win National Award

The National Consumers League just announced that the interprofessional team comprised of students from St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, and Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College won a 2014 national Script Your Future Award. Show More Summary

National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Meningitis Settlement Is Reached With Pharmacy Center

4 months agoHealth : NYT: Health

The settlement between the owners and insurers of New England Compounding Center and a bankruptcy trustee could result in a $100 million fund for victims of an outbreak.

Pharmacies, Cigarettes And Game Theory

To sell smokes or not to tell smokes, that is the $2 billion question. In early February CVS Caremark (CVS) became the first national drugstore chain to voluntarily give up selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by October 1st. Show More Summary

Shortage of execution drugs becomes more acute

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nation's shortage of execution drugs is becoming increasingly acute as more compounding pharmacies conclude that supplying the lethal chemicals is not worth the bad publicity and the legal and ethical risks.

No Dip for CVS Following Tobacco Announcement

CVS’s stock price rose as the company reported glowing earnings Tuesday, positioning the nation’s largest pharmacy chain for a strong year less than one week after it announced it would stop selling tobacco products in the U.S. Company...Show More Summary

Leading Pharmacies and Retailers Join Blue Button Initiative

Today, as part of the growing movement to help customers access and securely share their own health information, several of the Nation’s largest retail pharmacy chains and associations are pledging to support the Blue Button initiative—a...Show More Summary

CVS Is Kicking The Habit: No More Cig Sales

The nation’s largest pharmacy chain says it will be the first national drug store to discontinue the sale of tobacco products, and it remains unknown whether other big retailers in the industry will follow suit. But what we do know is that a lot of people are commending the company’s move toward a healthier America. [...]

#PR: CVSCaremark's Gutsy 'No Butts' Decision

Summary: In a column recently in PRNewsOnline, Matthew Schwartz writes of the ground-breaking decision made by CVSCaremark, the nation's largest pharmacy chain, to stamp out cigarette- and other tobacco-related sales. As Schwartz noted, the move "would remove all tobacco products at its 26,000 pharmacies by October.

CVS Sets Example for Social Media Strategy

On Feb. 5, 2014, CVS, one of the nation’s leading retail pharmacies, announced they would end sales of all tobacco in their 7,600 stores by Oct. 1, 2014. “As a health care company, it’s time for us to take a stand and to put our customers, colleagues and patients on a path to better health,” the company said on their Facebook page. read more

10 Reasons CVS Will Stop Selling Cigarettes

This morning, the nation's second largest pharmacy chain, CVS Caremark, announced its decision to stop selling cigarettes by Oct. 1 of this year. Here are 10 reasons that likely encouraged it to do so.

CVS Stops Cigarette Sales; What It Means For Investors

By Mike Young: CVS/Caremark (CVS) announced today that it will no longer be selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at any of its U.S. locations beginning Oct. 1, 2014. This step will make CVS the first national pharmacy chain to take such a strong position in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. Show More Summary

CVS to Stop Selling Cigarettes, Other Pharmacies Not So Much

CVS announced plans Wednesday to stop selling cigarettes and all other tobacco products in its stores later this year, making it the first national pharmacy chain to to take this step. But don't expect other major pharmacy chains toShow More Summary

CVS Snuffs Out Tobacco Sales

CVS Caremark announced Wednesday it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its CVS/pharmacy stores by October 1, making it the first chain of national pharmacies to take tobacco products off the shelves. The company...Show More Summary

CVS Stores To Stop Selling Cigarettes, All Tobacco In Stores By October

CVS stores will stop selling cigarettes and all other tobacco products in their stores, the first chain of national pharmacies to strike tobacco from their shelves. CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it would be phasing out all tobacco by October 1 of this year, citing concern for the health of their customers. Show More Summary

CVS To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

CVS announced that it will stop selling tobacco products in all of its stores by October of this year. CVS, the nation's second largest pharmacy chain, said Wednesday that it would stop selling all cigarettes and tobacco products nationwide by...

CVS Will Stop Selling Cigarettes This Year

7 months agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino On Tuesday morning, one of the nation’s biggest pharmacy chains, CVS Caremark, announced that it will clear its shelves of cigars, cigarettes, and other tobacco products this year, giving up almost $2 billion in sales in order to brand itself as a health care company rather than a convenience store. Whoa! [MSNBC, via] 0 Comments

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