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Connecting Students to the Real-World of Substance Misuse Prevention by Uniting Educators and Pharmacists

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Amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic, families and communities across the United States still battle another challenge: substance misuse. While headlines often focus on the pandemic, substance misuse nevertheless remains a vexing topic.

Prasanna Angle, a pharmacist and District Leader for CVS Health in Detroit says the real issue is no one thinks it can happen to them. “Everyone thinks it won’t happen, but it could happen, and we need to be realistic.” 

CVS Health and Discovery Education Team Up for Substance Misuse Prevention Day of Learning During Red Ribbon Week

No-cost Drug Misuse Prevention Resources Designed for Virtual or In-Person Learning
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WOONSOCKET, RI and SILVER SPRINGS, MD, Monday, October 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Discovery Education are coming together to present a Day of Learning on October 27, 2020. This event occurs during Red Ribbon Week, the largest drug-use prevention campaign in the nation, and will debut to communities across the United States the newly announced Dose of Knowledge digital education resources.

UPS Flight Forward, CVS to Launch Residential Drone Delivery Service in Florida Retirement Community to Assist in Coronavirus Response

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UPS (NYSE:UPS) and CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS.N) today said UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward will use drones to deliver prescription medicines from a CVS pharmacy to The Villages, Florida for the largest U.S. retirement community, home to more than 135,000 residents. The service will use Matternet’s M2 drone system.

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View the Full 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands™ -- What’s Next Agenda Now!

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With less than a month before corporate responsibility, sustainability, HR, marketing and investor relations professionals take the main stage, we are excited to reveal the 2019 agenda for 3BL Forum! Check out the official agenda here for panel descriptions and speaker lineups.

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CVS Health Announces Aggressive New Plans to Combat the Significant Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Youth

New funding signals strategy shift in year four of Be The First initiative
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Given the significant increase in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, CVS Health today announced that it and its charitable foundations will award a total of more than $10 million in 2019 to support youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention strategies and education delivered in classrooms, by clinicians and in communities across the United States.

CVS Health Encourages Americans to Remove Expired, Unwanted or Unused Medications From Their Homes on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 27

Company supports nearly 2,000 community and CVS Pharmacy locations that provide convenient disposal options for medicine cabinet cleanout all year long
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As part of its commitment to helping build healthier communities, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is reminding Americans to clean out their medicine cabinets and safely dispose of unused medication on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this Saturday, April 27.

CVS Health Launches 12th Annual CSR Report and Evolved Platform, Better Health, Better Community, Better World

Evolved strategy emphasizes impact on community health and wellness following its acquisition of Aetna
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today unveiled its 12th annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report featuring its evolved platform, Better Health, Better Community, Better World. The company’s new social purpose business strategy is designed to be more inclusive of the company’s commitment to addressing the complexities of today’s health care system and the role it plays in addressing the most pressing public health challenges of the day, nationally and in our communities.

CVS Health Fights Rise In E-Cigarette Use Among Young Adults With More Than $1 Million In New Giving To Advance Tobacco-Free Policies On College Campuses

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  • 82 colleges and universities receive grants from CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative to help deliver a tobacco-free generation
  • Partnership has helped over 200 schools advocate for, adopt and implement tobacco-free campuses
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  • 82 colleges and universities receive grants from CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative to help deliver a tobacco-free generation
  • Partnership has helped over 200 schools advocate for, adopt and implement tobacco-free campuses

CVS Health Applauds FDA's Announcement to Restrict Flavored Tobacco Products

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WOONSOCKET, R.I., November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation's first and only national pharmacy chain to have eliminated the sale of tobacco products from its retail stores, has announced its support for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's plans to restrict access to flavored tobacco and e-cigarette products in the retail setting and impose stricter age-verification requirements for online sales. In addition to eliminating the sale of tobacco products in 2014, CVS Health has never sold e-cigarettes or vaping devices in any of its CVS Pharmacy locations.

CVS Health Announces Commitment to Build Healthier Communities in Ohio

New community investments build on the company’s legacy of support across the state
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a series of community investments to improve the health and wellness of local communities in Ohio. More than $150,000 in new grants will help support Ohio nonprofits helping to mitigate prescription drug abuse and expand access to quality, convenient and affordable care across the state.

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