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CVS Will Only Sell Vitamins, Supplements Tested By Third Parties For Safety

CVS Pharmacy is launching its "Tested to Be Trusted" program designed to ensure the safety and effectiveness of vitamins and supplements available in-store and online. Only those that have passed third-party testing will be made available.

Public Health May 18, 2019

CVS Stores Now Sell Cannabis-Derived CBD Products In 8 States

Cannabidiol creams, roll-ons, and salves are now being sold in 800 CVS stores in eight different states. CVS reveals that the company decided to make CBD products available to customers looking for alternative relief sources.

Public Health March 25, 2019

Apple Pay Will Be Available In CVS And 7-Eleven Stores Later This Year

CVS pharmacies and 7-Eleven convenience stores will soon support Apple Pay. The two companies used to be members of the Merchant Customer Exchange, an alliance that opposed the adoption of tap-to-pay services.

Apple August 1, 2018

Man Sues CVS After An Employee Reveals Viagra Prescription To His Wife

A man from Long Island, New York is suing CVS after an employee told his wife about his Viagra prescription. The man claims that by doing this, it has caused their marriage to 'break down.'

Medicine June 4, 2018

CVS To Sell Generic Version Of EpiPen Competitor At 80 Percent Cheaper Price

CVS will sell a generic version of an EpiPen competitor. The generic Adrenaclick two-pack is priced at $109.99, which is far cheaper than the cost of Mylan's epinephrine autoinjector.

Medicine January 12, 2017

PayPal App Update Brings Cash Deposit Support: Now Top-UP PayPal Cash At 7-Eleven

The latest update to the PayPal app makes it easier for users to make cash deposit at more physical locations. The top-up locations now include 7-Eleven, which joins retailers such as CVS and Rite Aid.

Apps/Software January 11, 2017

CVS Recalls Herbal Tea Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination

CVS pharmacy announced that it has recalled an herbal tea product due to possible salmonella contamination risk. No reports of illnesses have been reported and the store has already removed all the recalled items from its shelves.

Public Health April 26, 2016

CVS Introduces Curbside Delivery Service Via Mobile App

CVS has announced it will roll out nationwide curbside delivery service using its mobile app. The service will apply only to over-the-counter products available in store, and not prescription drugs.

Apps/Software April 21, 2016

CVS To Offer Overdose Reversal Drug Naloxone Without Prescription Across Ohio

More and more Americans are gaining access to overdose reversal drug naloxone. CVS Health is contributing by making the drug available without a prescription in all its pharmacies across Ohio.

Life February 2, 2016

Rite Aid To Accept Apple Pay And Google Wallet On Aug. 15

After initially refusing to accept NFC mobile payments in support of still unavailable CurrentC, Rite Aid now has a change of heart.

Business August 12, 2015

CVS Dropping Viagra And Other Drugs From List Of Covered Meds

The erectile dysfunction drug Viagra is one of over two dozen prescription drugs dropped by CVS from its list of covered medicineS. The move is for the health care company to encourage patients to buy cheaper equivalents.

Life August 8, 2015

CVS Plans To Purchase 1600 Target Pharmacies For $1.9 Billion

CVS will buy the 1,660 pharmacies and 80 in-store clinics operated by Target. The $1.9 billion deal is expected to be beneficial for both companies.

Life June 17, 2015

Gilead Sciences and CVS Partner for Hepatitis C Drug

CVS and Gilead Sciences strike an exclusive deal for hepatitis drugs Sovaldi and Harvoni. The total cost of treatment via Sovaldi can reach up to $84,000 for 12 weeks.

Life January 9, 2015

Week in review: Top 5 headlines not to miss

It's been a busy week in tech, but not everyone has the time to keep up. So we've put together an easy list of all the important news.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2014

Wonder why Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid and other retail giants said no to Apple Pay? Here's why

Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid have disabled support for Apple Pay in favor of a bulkier, less secure solution called CurrentC, which will not be around until next year.

Business October 29, 2014

Alibaba: We'd love to hook up with Apple Pay and Tim Cook is just as interested

Jack Ma, the richest person in China, wants to join forces with Apple CEO Tim Cook on an endeavor to expand Apple Pay. Though Apple's virtual wallet system has had its challenges, it welcomed more than 1 million new accounts within its first 72 hours of availability, says Cook.

Apps/Software October 28, 2014

Apple Pay not every retailer's dream as two early supporters opt out

CVS and Rite Aid pull support for Apple Pay as they explore other options. As members of the rival MCX network, they may already have a strong idea in which direction they'll head for a virtual wallet platform.

Apps/Software October 27, 2014

Apple Pay faces big odds: Rite Aid, CVS join other retailers in saying 'No' to the hype

CVS is now the second major retailer to cut support for NFC payments, which includes payments using Apple Pay and Google Wallet. The ending of support is likely because CVS and Rite Aid, along with other retailers, plan to launch their own mobile payment system in early 2015.

Business October 27, 2014

iPhone 6: The pinnacle of evolution for the Apple smartphone?

Not much is certain about Apple's expected flagship smartphone. However, all rumors and leaks point to the company's desire to weaken rival Samsung's hold on the phablet market.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 9, 2014

Apple working on NFC-supported mobile payment system: Walgreens and CVS expected to show support

As the Sept. 9 date draws closer, more information on what Apple could announce at the event is slowly pouring in. The latest is a possible mobile payment system with support for near-field communication.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 7, 2014

CVS quits tobacco, refocuses on its purpose: Health

CVS is first major pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products. Company says it's willing to forgo $2 billion in tobacco sales for customers' health.

Life September 5, 2014

CVS stops selling tobacco and changes its name

Drugstore CVS is changing its name as part of a healthier brand makeover. CVS, the second largest drugstore chain, will also stop selling tobacco products.

Internet Culture September 3, 2014

CVS decision not to sell tobacco products has upset smokers and investors

CVS has announced it will stop selling tobacco at its 7,600 stores by October 1st, drawing praise, and criticisms, from everyone involved.

Life February 6, 2014

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