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Walgreens teams up with The Skin Cancer Foundation

Walgreens teams up with The Skin Cancer Foundation

NEW YORK — Walgreens has joined The Skin Cancer Foundation on the road this year in support of its Destination: Healthy Skin Program — a national effort to educate consumers about the importance of effective sun protection for skin cancer prevention, and the importance of early detection. “As people spend more time outside enjoying their

Generics will be a leading factor in the company’s advance

PRINCETON, N.J. — A biochemist by training, Marc Kikuchi’s experience stretches across the entire landscape of the pharmaceutical industry. He’s run the gamut — from consultant to entrepreneur, from involvement in wholesale to working with generics — and now finds himself at the helm of North America Generics at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Kikuchi became

Curaleaf to acquire Select, the leading cannabis wholesale brand in the U.S.

WAKEFIELD, Mass. — Curaleaf Holdings, Inc., a leading vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the state-regulated cannabis business of Cura Partners, Inc., owners of the Select brand, in an all-stock transaction valued at C$1.27 billion or US$948.8 million. The acquisition includes Select’s manufacturing, processing, distribution, marketing

McKesson highlights power of community pharmacy in Vegas

McKesson highlights power of community pharmacy in Vegas

LAS VEGAS — McKesson ideaShare 2018, McKesson Corporation’s annual interactive forum for community pharmacists, kicked off today in Las Vegas. The annual event offers those in community pharmacy the opportunity to improve their knowledge, performance and profitability while networking with industry experts. Featured at this year’s event is Health Mart Atlas, the nation’s largest PSAO (pharmacy

Walgreens joins pioneering health science project

Walgreens joins pioneering health science project

LA JOLLA, Calif. — A nationwide consortium led by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will launch the All of Us Research Program on Friday, May 6, which is being hailed as a pioneering research initiative that will use advance technologies and engage participants as citizen-scientists to embark on a new era of health science and precision medicine. Through

NACDS Foundation sponsors March of Dimes Gourmet Gala

NACDS Foundation sponsors March of Dimes Gourmet Gala

ARLINGTON, Va. — During the March of Dimes Gourmet Gala in Washington Tuesday, April 17, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation returned as a Platinum Sponsor of the event. The Gourmet Gala makes possible research, education, advocacy and programs that “help more moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies.” The Gourmet Gala

Novartis appoints John Tsai head of global drug development and chief medical officer

Novartis appoints John Tsai head of global drug development and chief medical officer

BASEL, Switzerland — Novartis has appointed John Tsai as the company’s head of global drug development (GDD) and chief medical officer and will begin his new role on May 1. Tsai will report to Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan and will become a member of the company’s executive committee. Tsai succeeds Narasimhan who became CEO of

Reese introduces Pinworm Itch Relief Wipes

Reese introduces Pinworm Itch Relief Wipes

CLEVELAND — Reese Pharmaceutical Co. has expanded its product lineup with Reese’s Pinworm Itch Relief Wipes, a new treatment for pinworm itch. The over-the-counter Reese’s Pinworm Itch Relief Wipes provide temporary relief of pain, soreness, burning, itching or discomfort from anorectal inflammation while reducing contact with the highly contagious pinworm parasite, the company said. The wipes

NACDS Annual Meeting takes shape

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has slated two top speakers for its Sunday Business Program at the 2018 NACDS Annual Meeting, which will be held April 21 to April 24 in Palm Beach, Fla. — Pulitzer-prize winning columnist Peggy Noonan and author and management educator Jim Collins. Noonan’s writing for

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