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Pharmacy

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CVS Changes Name, Announces Plan To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

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.

09/03/2014

AHF Hollywood Pharmacy (CBS)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Files Suit Over San Francisco’s Strict Rules On Chain Stores

The organization has filed a lawsuit against the city over its strict rules regarding chain stores, after trying to move to a new office and pharmacy in the Castro District.

08/07/2014

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Rite Aid Agrees To Pay $500,000 To Settle Prescription Claim After Undercover Investigations

The Rite Aid pharmacy chain has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle allegations that it failed to fully comply with rules about consulting with customers in California who receive new prescriptions.

07/01/2014

A customer at a salon has her nails done. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CVS Requiring ID To Purchase Nail Polish Remover In California

Photo identification will now be required to buy nail polish remover at CVS stores and nail salons in California, as well as in other states.

08/13/2013

Shopping carts sit in the parking lot of a Target store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Case Of Hepatitis A Confirmed In East Bay Target Pharmacy Worker

A Target pharmacy employee who works at store locations in Alameda County handled medications after being infected with hepatitis A by tainted berries sold at Costco stores, health officials said Wednesday.

06/05/2013

A Walgreens store (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Walgreens To Pay $16 Million To Settle Suit Over Toxic Trash

Walgreens has agreed to pay $16.5 million to settle an Alameda County lawsuit that accused the drug store chain of improperly disposing of hazardous materials and confidential medical records.

12/13/2012

A surveillance image of a  masked man entering a CVS store in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood. (OPD)

Masked Man At Oakland Pharmacy Prompts Police Standoff

A masked man that entered a CVS store in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood Friday morning left before police officers arrived and surrounded the building for hours, police said.

03/09/2012

Cigarette, Tobacco generic

Safeway Challenge To SF Pharmacy Tobacco Ban Dismissed

The city of San Francisco’s pioneering ban on tobacco sales by pharmacies has survived its latest challenge, a constitutional lawsuit by the Safeway grocery store chain.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

Prescription Drugs

San Francisco Formulates Drug Drop Off Program

The San Francisco Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee moved closer on Thursday to developing a drug drop off program for people who want to dispose of old medications.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/05/2011

handcuffs, arrest, crime

4 Arrested In String Of Burglaries At Danville Pharmacies

Officers have arrested four people in connection with a string of commercial burglaries in Danville, police said Monday.

CBS San Francisco–04/04/2011

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