Connecticut is stepping up the fight against the trafficking of bootlegged cigarettes moving from low-tax states and into lucrative Northeast markets.
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on other drug stores to follow CVS’s lead and stop selling tobacco products.
CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide.
Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
Bristol police say two suspects were taken into custody after they stole about$5,000 worth of cigarettes from a truck unloading at a convenience store on Stafford Avenue this morning.