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Morning Roundup: Oct. 13, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Man arrested after cocaine falls out of pocket, British man high on speed caught buggering teddy bear, and CVS may ban candy and soda after nixing smokes. MORE  

CVS Drug Stores to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

By Brent McCluskey

In just a few weeks, the pharmacy chain will lose $2 billion in annual revenue when it implements a new policy to stop selling tobacco products. MORE  

CVS to Become First Drugstore Chain to Stop Selling Cigarettes

By Bryan Le

The ubiquitous chain hopes to set an example as a health care provider, even though it stands to lose close to $2 billion in annual revenue. MORE  

Pharmacists Fail to Track 'Scripts

By Carmela Kelly

Prescription drug monitoring programs are being widely ignored in many states, pharmacists tell The Fix. MORE  

CVS Blocks Pharmacists From Rx Drug Databases

By Carmela Kelly

Despite a raid on two of the chain's stores in Florida for mass Oxy sales, the company sticks to its guns. MORE  

DEA Raids Two CVS Pharmacies in Florida

By McCarton Ackerman

Two CVS stores had ordered three million doses of Oxy. MORE  

CVS Refuses to Fill Florida Pain Pill Scrips

By Ariel Nagi

The pharmacy giant acted on advice from the DEA, a spokesman tells us. The DEA begs to differ. MORE  

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