Marlboro cigarettes in a CVS store in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

CVS Caremark plans to stop tobacco products sales

CVS, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products as it continues to shift its focus toward being more of a health care provider. The company said Wednesday that it […]


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LA County tobacco report: How did your city rate?

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Despite improved efforts by a smattering of cities, efforts to reduce tobacco use have essentially ground to a halt in most cities in Los Angeles County, according to a report released […]


U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry holds a copy of the 387 page report of the Advisory Committe to the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service on the relationship of smoking to health Jan. 11, 1964.  He spoke at a Washington news conference at which the study was released.  It termed smoking a health hazard calling for corrective action. (AP Photo/hwg)

’64 US report ties smoking to cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE — On Jan. 11, 1964, AP Science Writer Frank Carey covered the release of U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry’s historic report linking cigarette smoking to lung cancer. The report has […]


Lance Armstrong talks about Prop. 29

Lance Armstrong spoke with KFWB’s Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee about his connection to California’s Proposition 29. Click play to listen to this important discussion:    



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