Americans seeking medical marijuana for anything from pain to seizures must turn to a patchwork of small startups for help as U.S. laws keep traditional pharmacies out of a market that may exceed $6 billion by 2019.
The four-year-old CVS Caremark Corp. merger hurt customers by reducing competition and increasing prices, five consumer groups said, adding pressure on the drug retailer after some investors called for a split-up.
Five more companies are ending their financial support of a public policy group that has worked with state lawmakers to pass pro-gun ownership and voter- identification laws, a civil rights group said today.
After several drinks at a Greek restaurant on Manhattan’s Third Avenue in the summer of 2006, two computer programmers at Bernard Madoff’s investment firm asked their supervisor whether the boss’s business was a scam, Bloomberg News’ David Glovin and Bob Van Voris report.
Empreendimentos Pague Menos SA, Brazil’s second-biggest drugstore company, would consider U.S. partners such as CVS Caremark Corp. and Walgreen Co. to expand amid heightened competition, its chief executive officer said.
The suspension of two CVS Caremark Corp. pharmacies from selling controlled substances, ordered by the Drug Enforcement Administration after a probe of oxycodone sales in Florida, was put on hold by a federal appeals court.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. , the world’s largest retailer, sued CVS Caremark Corp. to stop the drugstore chain from hiring its ex-executive vice president, Hank Mullany , and a judge temporarily barred him from joining the company.
Express Scripts Inc.’s takeover of Medco Health Solutions Inc. may fuel acquisitions of specialty pharmacy benefit managers by rivals seeking to gain enough size to negotiate lower prices with drugmakers.
At the Dallas Toy Fair in October 2011, the makers of Hexbug robotic toys spotted a swimming mechanized fish they say incorporates their company’s research on making waterproof battery-operated gadgets.