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The American Cancer Society and CVS Health team up on fundraiser

The American Cancer Society and CVS Health team up on fundraiser

ATLANTA – The American Cancer Society, the nation’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer, announced this week the launch of an in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, as part of its national collaboration with CVS Health.  The funds raised will support cancer patient services programs, breakthrough research, and cancer

CVS applauds FDA restricting flavored tobacco products

CVS applauds FDA restricting flavored tobacco products

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health, the nation’s first and only national pharmacy chain to have eliminated the sale of tobacco products from its retail stores, today announced its support for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s plans to restrict access to flavored tobacco and e-cigarette products in the retail setting and impose stricter age-verification requirements for

CVS Health commits $10 million to American Cancer Society

CVS Health commits $10 million to American Cancer Society

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced a pledge to contribute a minimum of $10 million to the American Cancer Society through in-store fundraising over the next three years and to serve as the official retail pharmacy partner of the nation’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. The new funding will be raised to support

CVS Health steps up tobacco-free campus push

CVS Health steps up tobacco-free campus push

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is ramping up its efforts to curb tobacco use among young Americans. The CVS Health Foundation said Tuesday that it has teamed up with American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative to provide grants to help U.S. colleges and universities promote, adopt and implement 100% smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies. Along

CVS steers more funds to tobacco-free campaign

CVS steers more funds to tobacco-free campaign

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has earmarked $10 million in new and expanded partnerships and programs for the second year of “Be The First,” its five-year, $50 million initiative to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation. CVS said Monday that the partnerships and programs — funded through CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation

AmerisourceBergen’s James Frary to chair CEOs Against Cancer chapter

AmerisourceBergen’s James Frary to chair CEOs Against Cancer chapter

FORTH WORTH, Texas — James Frary, executive vice president at AmerisourceBergen Corp., has been named chairman of the CEOs Against Cancer Chapter of North Texas. CEOs Against Cancer, an initiative of the American Cancer Society, said Frary will focus on a range of issues facing working professionals from industries across the northern half of the

CVS Health helps colleges go smoke-free

CVS Health helps colleges go smoke-free

ATLANTA — The American Cancer Society and the CVS Health Foundation have awarded grants to 20 U.S. colleges and universities through their Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative (TFGCI). The $3.6 million, multiyear program aims to drive the adoption and implementation of smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies and is part of CVS Health’s “Be The First” five-year,

CVS, ACS effort eyes more tobacco-free college campuses

CVS, ACS effort eyes more tobacco-free college campuses

ATLANTA — The American Cancer Society (ACS) and CVS Health have launched a three-year, $3.6 million initiative to provide grants to 125 institutions to expand the number of smoke- and tobacco-free college and university campuses nationwide. ACS said Wednesday that the partnership creates the Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative, part of a national effort to deliver