Citations in blue are linked to corresponding PDFs.​

 
 
 
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Literature
  1. Williams R:  Sale of tobacco products in pharmacies.  Am J Hosp Pharm.  1988;45(6):1279.

  2. Gupta S, Rappaport H:  Advertising health risk products: ethics vs. economics.  J Am Pharm Assoc.  1996;NS36(6)381-2.

  3. Bentley B, Banahan B, MCaffrey D, Garner D, Smith M:  Sale of tobacco products in pharmacies: results and implications of an empirical study.  J Am Pharm Assoc.  1998;38(6):703-9.

  4. Schroeder S, Showstack J:  Merchandising cigarettes in pharmacies: a San Francisco survey.  Am J Public Health.  1978;68(5):494.

  5. Richards J, Blum A: Pharmacists who dispense cigarettes: with reference to drug store chains and pharmaceutical companies.  New York State J Med.  1985;85:350-3.

  6. Pinsky N:  Boycotting pharmacies that sell tobacco products.  CMAJ.  1989;141(2):96; and 1990;142(2):97.

  7. Birenbaum R:  MDs angry as most pharmacies continue to sell “number one cause of death”.  CMAJ.  1992;146(4):581, 584.

  8. Gray C:  Antismoking MDs use fighting words as they take aim at tobacco sales by pharmacies.  CMAJ.  1992;146(7):1224.

  9. Kondro W:  Ontario’s tough anti-tobacco package.  Lancet.  1994;344(8915):118.

  10. Brenner S:  Tobacco advertising in pharmacies.  J Fam Pract.  1996;42(3):308-9.

  11. Jason L, Billows W, Schnopp-Wyatt D, King C:  Reducing the illegal sales of cigarettes to minors: analysis of alternative enforcement schedules.  J Appl Behav Anal.  1996;29(3):333-44.

  12. Kotecki J, Elanjian S, Torabi M, Clark J:  Pharmacists’ concerns and suggestions related to the sale of tobacco and alcohol in pharmacies.  J Community Health.  1998;23(5):359-70.

  13. Kotecki J, Hillery D:  A survey of pharmacists’ opinions and practices related to the sale of cigarettes in pharmacies- - revisited.  J Community Health.  2002;27(5):321-33.

  14. Hudmon K, Fenlon C, Corelli R, Prokhorov A, Schroeder S:  Tobacco sales in pharmacies: time to quit.  Tob Control.  2006;15(1):35-8.

  15. Hickey L, Farris K, Peterson N, Aquilino M:  Predicting tobacco sales in community pharmacies using population demographics and pharmacy type.  J Am Pharm Assoc.  2006;46(3):385-90.

  16. Hudmon K, Hussar D, Fenlon C, Corelli R: Pharmacy student’s perceptions of tobacco sales in pharmacies and suggested strategies for promoting tobacco-free experiential sites.  Am J Pharm Educ.  2006;70(4):1-4.

  17. Els C:  Canada: pharmacy tobacco sales to mentally ill people.  Tob Control.  2007;16(2):75.

  18. Anderson S:  Community pharmacists and tobacco in Great Britain; from selling cigarettes to smoking cessation services.  Addiction.  2007;102(5):704-12.

  19. Katz M:  Banning tobacco sales in pharmacies: the right prescription.  JAMA.  2008;300(12):1451-3.

  20. Fincham J:  An unfortunate and avoidable component of American pharmacy: tobacco.  Am J Pharm Educ.  2008;72(3):57.

  21. Alan Blum.  Family Practice News 2008.  [Letter to the Editor]

  22. Morton C, Peterson N, Schneider J, Smith B, Armstead T:  Tobacco sales in community pharmacies: remote decisions and demographic targets.  J Community Psychol.  2010;38(1):39-48.

  23. Shatenstein S:  USA: pharmacy tobacco sales ban.  Tob Control.  2010;19(6):441-2.

  24. Simpson, D: USA: pharmacy items among a million in collection.  Tob Control.  2010;19(6):442.

  25. Corelli R, Kilfoy B, Kim G, Ambrose P, Hudmon K: Availability of tobacco and alcohol products in Los Angeles community pharmacies.  J Community Health. 2011;1-6.

  26. E Vitero, J Barnoya, KS Hudmon, PJ Solorzano.  Smoking cessation medications and cigarettes in Guatemala pharmacies.  Tobacco Control 2011.  doi:10.1136/tc.2011.044040

  27. Brief of Amici curiae tobacco control legal Consortium, Public health Institute, et. al., in support of appellees

  28. Seidenberg et al: Cigarette sales in pharmacies in the USA (2005-2009).  Tob Control. 2012;21:509-510.

  29. Smith, D.M.; Hyland, A.J.; Rivard, C.; Bednarczyk, E.M.; Brody, P.M.; Marshall, J.R., "Tobacco sales in pharmacies: a survey of attitudes, knowledge and beliefs of pharmacists employed in student experiential and other worksites in Western New York," BMC Research Notes 5: 413, 2012.

  30. Chai, T.; Fairman, M.; Laroc, A.; et.al,: Tobacco and Alcohol Sales in Community Pharmcies: Policy Statements from U.S. Professional Pharmacy Association.  Submitted for publication. 2012.

  31. AC Woodward, PP Henley, DJ Wilson. Banning Tobacco Sales in Massachusetts’ Pharmacies. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 2012, Vol. 31, No. 3, 145–148

  32. Kevin E. McCarthy, Principal Analyst. Banning cigarette sales by pharmacies. September 27, 2012. 2012-R-0449. Research Report. Office of Legislative Research http://www.cga.ct.gov/2012/rpt/2012-R-0449.htm

  33. Kroon, L.A.; Corelli, R.L.; Roth, A.P.; Suchaneck Hudmon, K., "Public perceptions of the ban on tobacco sales in San Francisco pharmacies," Tobacco Control 22(6): 369-371, November 2013.

  34. AB Seidenberg, W Hong, JY Liu, JK Noel, VW Rees.  Availability and range of tobacco products for sale in Massachusetts pharmacies.  Tobacco Control 2012.  Published online First: November 8, 2012. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2012-050591

  35. SE McBane, RL Corelli, CB Albano, JM Conry, MA Della Paolera, AK Kennedy, AT Jenkins, and KS Hudmon. The Role of Academic Pharmacy in Tobacco Cessation and Control. Am J Pharm Educ. 2013 June 12; 77(5): 93. doi: 10.5688/ajpe77593

  36. Jha V. When pharmacies cause harm. CHEST Journal. August, 2013;144(2).

  37. Guharoy, R., Noviasky, J., Haydar, Z., Fakih, M., Hartman, C. Response. CHEST Journal. August, 2013;144(2).

  38. Mitchell H Katz.  Tobacco-free pharmacies: can we extend the ban?  Tobacco Control 2013.  Published Online First: September 19, 2013. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2013-051322

  39. Patwardhan P, McMillen R, Winickoff J. Consumer perceptions of the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and grocery stores among U.S. adults. BMC Research Notes. 2013;6.

  40. CL Schmitt, HR Juster, D Dench, J Willett, LE Curry.  Public and Policy Maker Support for Point-of-SaleTobacco Policies in New York.  American J of Health Promotion 2013.  Published online First.  DOI: 10.4278/ajhp.121023-QUAN-514

  41. Jha V., Blum, A. Abusive Prescribing of Controlled Substances. New England Journal of Medicine. December, 2013 [Letter to the Editor]

  42. Troyen A. Brennan and Steven A. Schroeder. Ending Sales of Tobacco Products in Pharmacies. JAMA. Published online February 05, 2014. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.686 [Viewpoint]

  43. Tobacco Free Pharmacies Action Guide. Chapel Hill, NC. March 2014

Newspaper and Magazine Articles

 

  1. Freudenheim M:  Pharmacies in a quandary over tobacco.  New York Times.  April 25, 1994:1.

  2. Anon:  Wal-Mart will stop selling tobacco items at its Canadian stores.  Wall Street Journal – Eastern Edition.  November 7, 1994;224(90):B14.

  3. Anon:  Retailer butts out.  Maclean’s.  November 14, 1994;107(46):88.

  4. Anon:  Why do pharmacies sell tobacco?  USA Today Magazine.  February 2005;133(2717):15-15.

  5. Morgan R:  Neighborhood report: New York up close; dip is not hip, city slickers tell urban cowboys.  New York Times.  January 8, 2006:7.

  6. Zimmerman A:  Drugstore tobacco sales under fire.  Wall Street Journal – Eastern Edition.  July 29, 2008;252(24):B1-7.

  7. Zimmerman A:  San Francisco votes for new tobacco rules.  Wall Street Journal – Eastern Edition.  July 30, 2008;252(25):A2.

  8. Zimmerman A:  Walgreens fights tobacco ban.  Wall Street Journal – Eastern Edition.  September 10, 2008;252(60):B8.

  9. NBC Bay Area. San francisco: Smoking ads are not free speech. Updated October 9, 2008.

  10. Blum, A: Chain drugstores and cigarettes sales.  Family Practice News.  November 1, 2008:6.

  11. Anon:  Fight against possible sale ban.  World Tobacco.  November 2008;(229):5.

  12. Zezima K:  Massachusetts: Strict tobacco rules.  New York Times.  December 12, 2008:27.

  13. Egelko B. Judge tosses suit over S.F. tobacco sales ban. San Francisco Chronicle. December 20, 2008.

  14. Egelko B. Judge upholds ban on drugstore tobacco sales. San Francisco Chronicle. 2008.

  15. Blum, A. (2008, ). Letter to family practice news on CVS and cigarettes. Family Practice News

  16. Associated Press. NY bill would restrict drug store cigarette sales. Crain's New York. April 21, 2009.

  17. Ryan S. Needham bans cigarette sales in pharmacies. Wicked Local Needham. July 14, 2009.

  18. Motta M. Perspective: Needham decision to ban cigarette sales in pharmacies sets an example. Wicked Local Needham. July 21, 2009.

  19. Egelko B. Judges don't buy theory in S.F. tobacco-ban case . San Francisco Chronicle. August 13, 2009.

  20. McDonald, D., Daily News Staff. Framingham considers banning cigarette sales in pharmacies . The MetroWest Daily News. August 19, 2009.

  21. Egelko B. S.F. ban on tobacco in drugstores survives . San Francisco Chronicle. September 10, 2009.

  22. Gullo K. Philip morris drops suit over san francisco sales ban. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aR36o3xNbNG0. Updated October 15, 2009.

  23. Egelko B. Court upholds verdict against tobacco firms . San Francisco Chronicle. October 16, 2009.

  24. Atkinson D. Newton takes public comment on extinguishing pharmacy tobacco sales. Wicked Local Newton. November 3, 2009.

  25. San francisco, berkeley missed public health opportunity by moving tobacco sales out of pharmacies . http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/san-francisco-berkeley-missed-public-health-opportunity-by-moving-tobacco-sales-out-of-pharmacies-69290302.html. Updated November 5, 2009.

  26. Colliver V. Push to restrict tobacco sales to drugstores. San Francisco Chronicle. November 6, 2009.

  27. Boston bans cigarette sales in drug stores. CBS News; February 11, 2009.

  28. S.F.'s tobacco sales ban hits ninth circuit . Law.com. Updated August 13, 2009.

  29. Ferguson K. Local doctor asks board of health to ban sale of cigarrettes in walpole pharmacies. Walpole Times. February 25, 2010.

  30. Moser K. Calif. justices wonder: Is walgreens a grocery store?. http://www.law.com/jsp/article.jsp?id=1202446066896&rss=newswire. Updated March 11, 2010.

  31. Laidler J. Everett board bans sale of tobacco in drugstores. The Boston Globe. June 10, 2010.

  32. Sabatini J. Next target for tobacco ban: Grocery stores. San Francisco Examiner. August 4, 2010.

  33. Canadians, americans, britons support tobacco crackdownsToronto Sun. August 18, 2010.

  34. Bay City News. Cigarette sales ban expansion moves one step closer to approval. http://sfappeal.com/2010/09/cigarette-sales-ban-expansion-moves-one-step-closer-to-approval/. Updated September 13, 2010.

  35. Sabatini J. Tobacco ban poised to expand. San Francisco Examiner. September 14, 2010.

  36. Gordon R. Supervisors pass booze fee, expand ban on cigarette sales. http://blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/2010/09/21/supervisors-pass-booze-fee-expand-ban-on-cigarette-sales/. Updated September 21, 2010.

  37. Knight H. Board to vote on expanding tobacco sales. San Francisco Chronicle. September 21, 2010

  38. Bay City News. Cigarette ban at pharmacies approved, alcohol fee vote postponed . http://sfappeal.com/2010/09/supes-to-vote-on-tobacco-sales-ban-attempt-to-overturn-booze-fee-veto-today/. Updated September 28, 2010.

  39. Ferguson K. Walpole selectmen cliff snuffer and mike berry question ban of tobacco products in walpole pharmacies. The Walpole Times. November 18, 2010.

  40. Neil Craven. “Booze, cigarettes and aisles of sweets. . . is this the fate of Boots' trusted pharmacies?” in The Mail on Sunday, June 23, 2012

  41. Rosenthal, Phil. Health and hypocrisy at the drugstore. Chicagotribune.com, May 5, 2013.

  42. Chinitz, Marvin A. Pharmacy sales of tobacco. New York Times. May 6, 2013. [Letter to the editor].

  43. Putnam considers banning cigarette sales in pharmacies. http://www.lohud.com/article/20130720/NEWS04/307200069/Putnam-considers-banning-cigarette-sales-pharmacies-video-. Updated July 20, 2013.

  44. Albany co. lawmaker pushing to ban sale of cigarettes in pharmacies. http://www.fox23news.com/news/local/story/Albany-Co-lawmaker-pushing-to-ban-sale-of/mxLbRg21UE-LqZf1ahj94A.cspx?autoplay=1. Updated July 24, 2013.

  45. Zeitlin H. Amherst board of health restricts tobacco sales. http://www.cbs3springfield.com/story/23023370/amherst-board-of-health-restricts-tobacco-sales. Updated August 1, 2013.

  46. Carter, M. (2013). Putnam moves closer to banning tobacco in pharmacies . Retrieved 09/26, 2013, from http://hudsonvalleyreporter.com/putnam/2013/09/putnam-moves-closer-banning-tobacco-pharmacies/

  47. Carter M. Putnam legislators nix tobacco ban. Hudson Valley Reporter. 2013. Available from: http://hudsonvalleyreporter.com/putnam/2013/10/putnam-legislators-nix-tobacco-ban/.

  48. Shanks, A. Adams Board of Health close to approval of tobacco regulations. North Adams Transcript. 2013. Available from:http://www.thetranscript.com/news/ci_24278716/adams-board-health-close-approval-tobacco-regulations.

  49. O'Connell, S. Sudbury Board of Health passes new tobacco regulations. 2013. Available from:http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x1155174692/Sudbury-Board-of-Health-passes-new-tobacco-regulations.

  50. American pharmacists association applauds CVS caremark's commitment to stop sale of tobacco products. PR Newswire. February 5, 2014.

  51. Ban on tobacco sales will help nation's health . delawareonline.com. February 5, 2014.

  52. Blake A. Obama praises CVS's decision to stop selling cigarettes. The Washington Post. February 5, 2014;Politics.

  53. CVS vows to quit selling tobacco products . The New York Times. February 5, 2014.

  54. Worcester, other mass. cities already ban tobacco in pharmacies . News Telegram. February 5, 2014.

  55. Audio: CVS kicking the habit: Pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products. The Takeaway. February 5, 2014.

  56. Anderson G. Can CVS justify its no-tobacco decision beyond the Great PR?. Forbes. February 5, 2014.

  57. Blake A. Obama praises CVS's decision to stop selling cigarettes. The Washington Post. February 5, 2014.

  58. Carpenter M. CVS to stop selling tobacco products oct. 1. Pittsburgh-Post Gazette. February 5, 2014.

  59. Castel C. Video: CVS caremark to stop selling tobacco products at all CVS/Pharmacy locations. PR Newswire. February 5, 2014.

  60. Cohn E, Short K. Walgreens: We still sell cigarettes. Huffington Post. February 5, 2014.

  61. Conner T. AL pharmacy stopped tobacco sales 20 years before CVS. WFSA 12. February 5, 2014.

  62. Fenster S. Tobacco free hall county praises CVS announcement . Khastv.com. February 5, 2014.

  63. Fernandez E. Paradox of cigarette sales in pharmacies focus of new movement. UCSF. February 5, 2014.

  64. Goff K. Poll: Should CVS sell cigarettes? reston now. February 5, 2014

  65. . Gray E. CVS move to ditch tobacco shifts focus to E-cigs. TIME US. February 5, 2014.

  66. Harkin T. Harkin: Other pharmacies should follow CVS caremark lead on tobacco products. United States Senate. February 5, 2014.

  67. Harper M. Kicking the habit: CVS to stop selling tobacco, sacrificing $2 billion in sales for public health and Future Growth. Forbes. February 5, 2014.

  68. Joanne Kenen and Kyle Chaney. CVS to stop tobacco sales. Politico, February 5, 2014.

  69. Johnson J. CVS insults its own customers: Opposing view . USA Today. February 5, 2014.

  70. Kelly Kennedy. CVS Caremark to stop selling tobacco products. USA Today. February 5, 2014.

  71. Kennedy K. CVS calls it quits: No more tobacco products. USA Today. February 5, 2014.

  72. Landau E. CVS stores to stop selling tobacco. CNN Health. February 5, 2014. Marte J. CVS move won't slow e-cigarette sales. Market Watch. February 5, 2014.

  73. Martin T, Esterel M. CVS to stop selling cigarettes. The Wall Street Journal. February 5, 2014.

  74. Meeks K, El-Hasan M. CVS pharmacies ending cigarette, tobacco sales despite potential $2 billion loss. Press-Telegram. February 5, 2014.

  75. Newell K. CVS to discontinue all tobacco by october 1. The Daily Free Press. February 5, 2014.

  76. Parker P. CVS wins widespread praise for decision to stop selling tobacco products. Providence Journal. February 5, 2014.

  77. Pasquarelli A. Duane reade, walgreens face heat on cigs. CRAIN'S. February 5, 2014.

  78. Perlberg S. CVS's decision to ban tobacco means next to nothing...for now. Business Insider. February 5, 2014.

  79. Rauber C. UCSF doc's role in CVS decision to stop selling tobacco. San Francisco Business Times. February 5, 2014.

  80. Scofield C. Local doctors applaud CVS decision on tobacco products. FOX 8 News WVUE. February 5, 2014.

  81. Szabo L. CVS ban on cigarettes could cut smoking rates. USA Today. February 5, 2014.

  82. Trevelise S. Should more stores stop selling cigarettes like CVS? New Jersey 101.5. February 5, 2014.

  83. Trigaux R. Ending tobacco sales: Is CVS blowing smoke or becoming a smarter business?. Tampa Bay Times. February 5, 2014

  84. . Ullrich T. Smokers, smoke-free groups react to CVS dropping tobacco sales . WBAY. February 5, 2014.

  85. Wachter D. Greenville pharmacy beats CVS to pull cigarettes to promote health. Fox Carolina. February 5, 2014.

  86. Wahba P, Steenhuysen J. Update 3- CVS becomes first big U.S. drugstore chain to drop tobacco. Reuters. February 5, 2014.

  87. Worthington D. York county anti-tobacco group cheers CVS decision. Lake Wylie Pilot. February 5, 2014.

  88. Zara C. CVS tobacco ban: Walgreens co trapped in PR haze as customers demand smoke-free drugstores. International Business Times. February 5, 2014.

  89. Barron J. Locals applaud CVS health decision. Eagle-Gazette. February 6, 2014.

  90. Berman M. How big tobacco can triumph over CVS cigarette ban. National Journal. February 6, 2014.

  91. Bricker J. Smoking-cessation expert and psychologist dr. jonathan bricker comments on CVS' decision to ban the sale of tobacco products. newswise. February 6, 2014.

  92. Brokaw T. Bravo, CVS, for banning tobacco products. NBC News. February 6, 2014.

  93. Bui L. CVS pulls tobacco products from its shelves; baltimore puts smoking bans on The Table. CBS Baltimore. February 6, 2014.

  94. Cahill J. Could walgreen be the big loser in CVS' cigarette ban? . CRAINS. February 6, 2014.

  95. Chen C, Cortez M. CVS drops cigarette sales to focus on health-care role (2). Bloomberg Business Week. February 6, 2014.

  96. CVS announcement sets precedent for tobacco industry . Washington Square News. February 6, 2014.

  97. Editorial: CVS kicks the habit . Salisburypost.com. February 6, 2014.

  98. Editorial Board. Taking Tobacco Off the Shelves. The New York Times. February 6, 2014. [Editorial]

  99. Editorial | merchants of life . courier-journal.com. February 6, 2014.

  100. Editorial: CVS pullout, new ads will lower tobacco’s deadly toll. read more here: Http://www.sacbee.com/2014/02/06/6132213/editorial-cvs-pullout-new-ads.html#storylink=cpy. The Sacramento Bee. February 6, 2014.

  101. Lawlor J. CVS follows maine chain’s lead by dropping tobacco. Portland Press Herald. February 6, 2014.

  102. Rauber C. CVS tobacco ban could smoke out other cigarette sellers . San Francisco Business Times. February 6, 2014.

  103. Rich K. Staten islanders weigh in on CVS' pending removal of cigarettes from its drugstores. SILive.com. February 6,2014.

  104. Poll: Should more stores follow CVS' example and stop selling tobacco products?. nj.com. February 6, 2014.

  105. Stein L. Pharmacy's pledge to stop tobacco sales "magnificent", says richard edelman . PR Week. February 6, 2014.

  106. Wang J, Klein A. Smokers react to CVS going tobacco free . Orange County Register. February 6, 2014.

  107. The record: Applaud CVS. NorthJersey.com. February 6, 2014.

  108. Wang J, Klein A. Smokers react to CVS going tobacco free . Orange County Register. February 6, 2014.

  109. Why CVS pharmacy tobacco ban is not just smoke and mirrors. examiner.com. February 6, 2014.

  110. Editorial Board. CVS’s smart shift away from tobacco. The Washington Post. February 7, 2014. [Editorial]

  111. Medical society applauds CVS’ decision to stop selling tobacco. Physician's News Digest. February 7, 2014.

  112. Davis J. CVS's tobacco decision may benefit it in long run. News & Record. February 7, 2014. 

  113. Expert QA: CDC’s tom frieden on CVS and tobacco. WebMD Web site. http://blogs.webmd.com/breaking-news/2014/02/expert-qa-cdc-tom-frieden-on-cvs-and-tobacco.html. Updated February 7, 2014. 

  114. Koeing S. Many mainers approve of CVS decision to stop selling tobacco products, but some say ‘it’s a marketing ploy’. BDN Maine. February 7, 2014

  115.  Leung S. Gas stations need to kick the habit, too. The Boston Globe. February 7, 2014.

  116. Perkins M. Dedham BOH supports CVS's decision to stop tobacco sales. Dedham Patch. February 7, 2014. 

  117. Time is right for kroger to stop selling tobacco. Cincinnati Business Courier. February 7, 2014. 

  118. Barnidge T. Barnidge: CVS decision is one more reason to celebrate for tobacco prevention project. Contra Costa Times. February 9, 2014.

  119. Blum A, Jha V. Why CVS kicked the cigarette habit. AL.com (includes Birmingham News, Press Register, and Huntsville Times). February 9, 2014. [Opinion]

  120. Corley A. We should discourage use of e-cigarettes.

  121. The Facts. February 9, 2014. Steingberg N. CVS puts new nail in cigarettes’ coffin. Chicago-Sun Times. February 9, 2014.

  122. Editorial: CVS's smart shift away from tobacco. The Record. February 10, 2014.

  123. Sen. richard blumenthal calls on pharmacies to follow CVS lead in banning tobacco sales. New Haven Register News. February 10, 2014.

  124. Editorial: CVS leads the way on cigarettes. Reporter-Herald. February 11, 2014.

  125. DETROIT: Henry ford health system supports CVS ban on tobacco products. The News-Herald. February 11, 2014.

  126. Barlas T. CVS decision to end cigarette sales inspires quitting, health officials say pressofAtlanticCity. February 11, 2014.

  127. Frizell S. No dip for CVS following tobacco announcement. TIME. February 11, 2014.

  128. Jacobs J. Harkin urges U.S. pharmacy chains to follow CVS lead on tobacco sales. DesMoinesRegister.com. February 11, 2014.

  129. Rubin N. Years before CVS stubbed out cigarettes, hiller's grocery chain did the same. The Detroit News. February 11, 2014.

  130. Abrham Y. When teens took on tobacco. boston.com. February 12, 2014.

  131. Cartoon: Everything's healthy at the tobacco-free CVS. Opednews.com. February 12, 2014.

  132. CVS: Bright long-term prospects. Seeking Alpha. February 12, 2014.

  133. Hematology/Oncology pharmacy association (HOPA) applauds CVS/Caremark's decision to stop selling tobacco products. PR Newswire. February 12, 2014.

  134. Morran C. Groups call on walgreens to stop “Evaluating” cigarette sales and just stop Them Already . Consumerist. February 12, 2014.

  135. Rish J. All mississippi pharmacies should stop selling tobacco products . hattiesberg american. February 12, 2014.

  136. Weihu C. CVS sets powerful example for china's tobacco fight. ChinaDaily. February 12, 2014.

  137. Witman E.Community applauds pharmacies that trash tobacco sales gainesvilletimes.com. February 12, 2014.

  138. CVS deserves credit for tobacco policy. . February 13, 2014. Editorial: CVS stores revoke the smoke. MEnAFN.com. February 13, 2014.

  139. Hawk J. CVS puts its money where its cigarettes are. limaohio.com. February 13, 2014.

  140. Other views: CVS deserves credit for altering tobacco policy. Aiken Standard. February 13, 2014.

  141. Reise B. New CVS policy already exists in oswego county pharmacies. The Oswegonian. February 13, 2014.

  142. Casper K, Mierzwa M. OPINION: Nation should follow CVS . cincinnati.com. February 14, 2014.

  143. Cochran PL. CVS: Committed vs. smoking . journalgazette.net. February 14, 2014.

  144. Ersin OH, Kiersma M. Trend that's worth continuing. journalgazette.net. February 14, 2014.

  145. Natoli J. CVS tobacco ban sparks sustainability questions . GreenBiz. February 14, 2014

  146. Skrajner M, Metzger S. Northeast ohio officials praise CVS for removing tobacco products from shelves. The News-Herald News. February 14, 2014.

  147. Mroch J. CVS promotes health, gains public interest. DIG. February 15, 2014.

  148. Bullard G. Should cvs caremark be praised or confronted?. ABPnews Blog. February 17, 2014.

  149. Dick L. Local health officials look to curb tobacco sales. The Berkshire Eagle News. February 17, 2014.

  150. McCarthy T. CVS kicks the habit Wicked Local. February 17, 2014.

  151. Cheeseman GM. CVS will stop selling cigarettes by october. Justmeans. February 18, 2014.

  152. Cochran PC. CVS smart to dump tobacco products. The Star Press. February 18, 2014. Available from: http://www.thestarpress.com/article/20140219/OPINION/302190019/CVS-tobacco-Philip-L-Cochran?nclick_check=1. CVS sets example for other pharmacies with tobacco ban: PennLive letters.The Patriot News. February 18, 2014.

  153. Overland D. CVS sets example for other pharmacies with tobacco ban: PennLive letters. FierceHealthPayer. February 18, 2014.

  154. An evaluation of cvs’s motives in banning of cigarette sales. Taylor Howe. February 20, 2014.

  155. Brooke Morrison. CVS strives to improve the health of america. The Tartan. February 20, 2014.

  156. Cyd King. Wal-mart urged to end tobacco sales. Arkansas Online. February 20, 2014.

  157. Shannon Kang, Alia Bales, Hugo Wong. Quick takes. The Guardian. February 21, 2014.

  158. Jack Hough. CVS Is Poised for Healthy Growth. Wall Street Journal. February 23, 2014

  159. Harold P. Wimmer. ALA applauds pharmacy's decision to stop selling tobacco. LACrosseTribune. February 26, 2014.

  160. Editorial: Pharmacies making the right call in removing tobacco from shelves. Daily World. February 2014.

  161. Brendan P. Bartholomew. Mixed reactions from peninsula residents on CVS cessation of tobacco sales. The Examiner. February 2014.

  162. McCaney T. Walgreen should join CVS in the no-smoking section. CRAINS. February 2014.

  163. Reed T. Following CVS tobacco decision, medical groups want bans at more retailers. Baltimore Business Journal. February 2014.

  164. Stories with pharmacies that sell tobacco products. The New York Times. March 21, 2014.

  165. Eric T. Schneiderman. Big pharmacies should stamp out cigarette sales. The Journal News. March 22, 2014. [Eric T. Schneiderman is the Attorney General of the State of New York]

  166. Bach, P. Ties that Bind. The New York Times. April, 2014. [Opinion Editorial]

  167. Gross E. Ban goes up in smoke. The Courier Web site. . Updated May 8, 2014. Accessed 06/04, 2014.

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  171. Albany co. legislature votes in favor of cigarette ban at some stores . The Warner Cable News Web site. http://albany.twcnews.com/content/760269/albany-co--legislature-votes-in-favor-of-cigarette-ban-at-some-stores/. Updated 2014. Accessed 08/14, 2014.

  172.  Albany county bans cigarette sales in pharmacies. wnyt.com Web site. http://wnyt.com/article/stories/s3530188.shtml. Updated 2014. Accessed 08/14, 2014.

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  180. Cortez MF. CVS’s Growing Drug Business Makes Up for Quitting Tobacco. Bloomberg Business Week. November 4, 2014. Available from: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-11-04/cvs-s-growing-drug-business-makes-up-for-quitting-tobacco.

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  182. Jaspen B. CVS Health Pharmacy Business Overcomes Loss Of Tobacco Sales. Forbes. November 4, 2014. Available from: http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2014/11/04/cvs-health-pharmacy-business-overcomes-loss-of-tobacco-sales/.

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  185. Randles J. Regulators Asked To Probe CVS' Tobacco-Free Network. November 10, 2014. Available at: http://www.law360.com/health/articles/595171/regulators-asked-to-probe-cvs-tobacco-free-network.

  186.  Schauber D. A Check-Up On The Earnings Of CVS Health. November 12, 2014. Available at: http://seekingalpha.com/article/2672725-a-check-up-on-the-earnings-of-cvs-health.

  187. Wolfe L. Independent Pharmacies Fight to Bring a Tobacco-free Society. November 12, 2014. Available at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12316046.htm.

  188. Boshart R. Group asks Hy-Vee to help kick the habit. Muscatine Journal. November 20, 2014.

  189. CVS Health and its Foundation Commit More Than $1 Million in Grants to Support Tobacco Cessation Programs. November 20, 2014.  Available at: http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/37534-CVS-Health-and-its-Foundation-Commit-More-Than-1-Million-in-Grants-to-Support-Tobacco-Cessation-Programs.

  190. Were Cigarettes Injurious For CVS's Health?. Available at: http://seekingalpha.com/article/2715215-were-cigarettes-injurious-for-cvss-health.

  191. CVS Health invests $1 million in tobacco cessation programs. December 2, 2014. Available at: http://www.phillytrib.com/print_only/article_bcff25a1-5ff6-5d38-bc61-03be00f5b1a5.html.

  192. Manno R. ShopRite to stop selling tobacco products. South Jersey Central News. December 2, 2014. Available from: http://www.southjerseylocalnews.com/articles/2014/12/02/region/doc547ddefa1a89f688008646.txt.

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  195. Nob Hill to halt tobacco sales, receive honor from officials. San Benito County Today. January 23, 2015. Available from: http://www.sanbenitocountytoday.com/news/economy/nob-hill-to-halt-tobacco-sales-accept-honor-from-local/article_d79ee9a4-a349-11e4-8801-f34fa3ed61ff.html

  196. Kosmicki, K. Council shows unanimous support for pharmacy tobacco ban. San Benito County Today. February 2, 2015. Available from: http://www.sanbenitocountytoday.com/news/local_politics/council-shows-unanimous-support-for-pharmacy-tobacco-ban/article_20e040b2-ab52-11e4-b54f-2b83612627af.html

  197. CVS Health Foundation Commits $5 Million to campaign for tobacco free kids. February 3, 2015. Available from: http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/prnewswire/NE24757.htm

  198. Specialty drugs help CVS 4q; quitting tobacco hurts. February 10, 2015. Available from: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/chi-cvs-earnings-20150210-story.html

  199. Landen, R. CVS Health kicks tobacco, stays financially fit in fourth quarter. February 11, 2015. Available from: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20150210/NEWS/302109955/cvs-health-quits-tobacco-stays-financially-fit-in-fourth-quarter

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  3. Anon:  Retailer butts out.  Maclean’s.  November 14, 1994;107(46):88.

  4. Anon:  Why do pharmacies sell tobacco?  USA Today Magazine.  February 2005;133(2717):15-15.

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  15. Egelko B. Judge upholds ban on drugstore tobacco sales. San Francisco Chronicle. 2008.

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  17. Associated Press. NY bill would restrict drug store cigarette sales. Crain's New York. April 21, 2009.

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  19. Motta M. Perspective: Needham decision to ban cigarette sales in pharmacies sets an example. Wicked Local Needham. July 21, 2009.

  20. Egelko B. Judges don't buy theory in S.F. tobacco-ban case . San Francisco Chronicle. August 13, 2009.

  21. McDonald, D., Daily News Staff. Framingham considers banning cigarette sales in pharmacies . The MetroWest Daily News. August 19, 2009.

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  24. Egelko B. Court upholds verdict against tobacco firms . San Francisco Chronicle. October 16, 2009.

  25. Atkinson D. Newton takes public comment on extinguishing pharmacy tobacco sales. Wicked Local Newton. November 3, 2009.

  26. San francisco, berkeley missed public health opportunity by moving tobacco sales out of pharmacies . http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/san-francisco-berkeley-missed-public-health-opportunity-by-moving-tobacco-sales-out-of-pharmacies-69290302.html. Updated November 5, 2009.

  27. Colliver V. Push to restrict tobacco sales to drugstores. San Francisco Chronicle. November 6, 2009.

  28. Boston bans cigarette sales in drug stores. CBS News; February 11, 2009.

  29. S.F.'s tobacco sales ban hits ninth circuit . Law.com. Updated August 13, 2009.

  30. Ferguson K. Local doctor asks board of health to ban sale of cigarrettes in walpole pharmacies. Walpole Times. February 25, 2010.

  31. Moser K. Calif. justices wonder: Is walgreens a grocery store?. http://www.law.com/jsp/article.jsp?id=1202446066896&rss=newswire. Updated March 11, 2010.

  32. Laidler J. Everett board bans sale of tobacco in drugstores. The Boston Globe. June 10, 2010.

  33. Sabatini J. Next target for tobacco ban: Grocery stores. San Francisco Examiner. August 4, 2010.

  34. Canadians, americans, britons support tobacco crackdownsToronto Sun. August 18, 2010.

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  40. Ferguson K. Walpole selectmen cliff snuffer and mike berry question ban of tobacco products in walpole pharmacies. The Walpole Times. November 18, 2010.

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  42. Rosenthal, Phil. Health and hypocrisy at the drugstore. Chicagotribune.com, May 5, 2013.

  43. Chinitz, Marvin A. Pharmacy sales of tobacco. New York Times. May 6, 2013. [Letter to the editor].

  44. Putnam considers banning cigarette sales in pharmacies. http://www.lohud.com/article/20130720/NEWS04/307200069/Putnam-considers-banning-cigarette-sales-pharmacies-video-. Updated July 20, 2013.

  45. Albany co. lawmaker pushing to ban sale of cigarettes in pharmacies. http://www.fox23news.com/news/local/story/Albany-Co-lawmaker-pushing-to-ban-sale-of/mxLbRg21UE-LqZf1ahj94A.cspx?autoplay=1. Updated July 24, 2013.

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  53. American Pharmacists Association. American pharmacists association applauds CVS caremark's commitment to stop sale of tobacco products. PR Newswire. February 5, 2014.

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