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Walgreens willing to meet with FDA on tobacco sales

Walgreens willing to meet with FDA on tobacco sales

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 Health ups the ante in smoking prevention

CVS Health ups the ante in smoking prevention

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Building on the removal of tobacco products from all of its drug stores, CVS Health has launched a major effort to stop people from smoking before they start. CVS on Thursday unveiled “Be The First,” a five-year, $50 million anti-smoking campaign targeting youth, with a goal of creating the nation’s first tobacco-free