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CVS Health announces new plans to combat e-cigarette use

CVS Health announces new plans to combat e-cigarette use

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Given the significant increase in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, CVS Health Monday announced that it and its charitable foundations will award a total of more than $10 million in 2019 to support youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention strategies and education delivered in classrooms, by clinicians and in communities across the United States.

Cuomo wants to ban cigarette sales in pharmacies in New York State

Cuomo wants to ban cigarette sales in pharmacies in New York State

NEW YORK – The minimum age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarette products in will be set at 21 and new regulations for the sale of e-cigarettes would be introduced if a provision in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal is approved. The proposal would also end the sale of tobacco and e-cigarette products in pharmacies in

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

Retail sales ban expected on flavored e-cigarettes

Retail sales ban expected on flavored e-cigarettes

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Seeking to curb vaping by minors, the Food and Drug Administration is banning retail sales of most flavored e-cigarettes. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb early this month was on the verge of announcing the prohibition (which will exempt menthol and mint flavors), as well as imposing age-verification requirements for online e-cigarette sales.

CVS praises FDA’s steps to curtail sales of e-cigarettes to nation’s youth

CVS praises FDA’s steps to curtail sales of e-cigarettes to nation’s youth

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As the nation’s first and only national pharmacy chain to have eliminated the sale of cigarettes and other harmful tobacco products from its retail stores and having never sold e-cigarettes and vaping devices CVS Health today applauded the enforcement actions taken by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to curtail the

CVS targets youth e-cigarette use

CVS targets youth e-cigarette use

CVS Health continues to back up its mantra of getting people “on the path to better health” with action. Having dropped tobacco from its stores and refocused its front end on better-for-you products, CVS is taking aim at e-cigarettes. The company has made a three-year, $500,000 grant to bring the CATCH Global Foundation’s youth e-cigarette