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WBA willing to meet with FDA over tobacco sales to minors

WBA willing to meet with FDA over tobacco sales to minors

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens said Tuesday it welcomed the opportunity to meet with Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb to discuss the steps it is taking  to prevent the sale of tobacco products to minors. The retailer issued the statement after Gottlieb said the FDA had written to Walgreens “to request a meeting to

CVS releases 11th annual CSR Report

CVS releases 11th annual CSR Report

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health  today released its 11th annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, detailing its latest efforts to shape the future of health care, reduce environmental impact and exemplify corporate leadership in fulfilling the company’s purpose of helping people on their path to better health. Among the company’s key CSR initiatives in 2017 were an

CVS doubles down on anti-tobacco effort

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has pledged to spend $50 million over the next five years on an initiative with the ambitious goal of helping to deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation. The initiative, called “Be the First,” represents a further broadening of CVS’ reach as a health care advocate. Funded by CVS Health and