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  • CVS Caremark, No. 2 drugstore chain, will end all tobacco sales

    CVS Caremark, No. 2 drugstore chain, will end all tobacco sales
    WASHINGTON — CVS Caremark, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 retail stores by Oct. 1, a landmark decision that would make it the first national pharmacy company to cease tobacco sales.
  • CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise

    CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise
    CVS Caremark Corp.'s imminent exit from the cigarette and tobacco business — an unprecedented move for a major pharmacy company — is being cheered by many medical professionals and lawmakers as a triumph of corporate responsibility over the...

    Man barricaded in Verizon store robbed pharmacy, witness says

    Man barricaded in Verizon store robbed pharmacy, witness says
    An armed man who barricaded himself in a La Crescenta Verizon store Friday afternoon first robbed a Rite Aid in the same shopping center, one shopper told The Times. Rachel Belofsky of Sunland and her mother had stopped at the Rite Aid to pick up a...

    Disparity in generic drug prices is a bitter pill to swallow

    Disparity in generic drug prices is a bitter pill to swallow
    Generic prescription drugs have to meet exacting standards for ingredients and quality, which you'd think would make them uniformly priced at pharmacies. But that, of course, isn't the case. Generic drug prices can be all over the map, depending on...

    Wal-Mart set to open Panorama City grocery store

     
    As unions and community groups dig in to stop Wal-Mart from opening a grocery store in Chinatown, the retailing giant is scheduled to open a Panorama City store Friday morning with little outcry. Los Angeles' first Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market will...