Fifteen states plus the District of Columbia strengthened their gun laws in the year following the Newtown school shooting, accounting for roughly half (44 percent) of the U.S. population.
(Medical Xpress)—Two pretty good reasons to hike cigarette taxes – persuading some smokers to quit, and raising revenue from those who won't – are equally doable, a Cornell-Princeton economics study has determined.
Restricting displays – which increase sales of displayed drinks by up to 46% for alcohol and by 52% for carbonated drinks - could curb consumption without affecting price or availability.
Marijuana sales in Colorado brought in $3.5 million in tax revenues and fees in the first month retail pot outlets were allowed, the western US state said Monday.
Missouri's 2007 repeal of its permit-to-purchase (PTP) handgun law, which required all handgun purchasers to obtain a license verifying that they have passed a background check, contributed to a sixteen percent increase in ...
Pharmacies, focused on the health and wellbeing of their customers, have long been saddled with a paradox: they sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, even though tobacco use is the nation's leading cause of preventable ...
GlaxoSmithKline's net profits jumped by a fifth in 2013 as lower taxes offset flat sales, announced on Wednesday the British drugmaker hit by a bribery probe in China.
Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche on Thursday posted an 18-percent hike in net profit for 2013, driven particularly by rising sales of its cancer-fighting drugs.
Swiss drug maker Novartis AG reported a 2 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit Wednesday, helped by delays in generic competition to its blockbuster drugs.
Surging sales of Johnson & Johnson's prescription medicines and the rebound of its recall-plagued consumer health business lifted fourth-quarter profit 19 percent.
A French commercial court ruled on Monday that e-cigarettes qualify as tobacco products and should only be sold by registered tobacconists.
Interaction of nurses, pharmacists, and other non-physician clinicians within pharmaceutical industry is common
Scrutiny of physician relationships with industry has culminated in passage of the US Physician Payments Sunshine Act (part of the Affordable Care Act), intended to bring greater transparency to such relationships. However, ...
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Merck KGaA said Thursday it is raising its full-year operating profit forecast thanks to improving sales and positive cost-cutting effects.
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals group Bayer, maker of Aspirin, said on Thursday that new pharmaceutical products and favourable agrochemical prices gave profits a fillip in the third quarter.
French pharmaceutical group Sanofi reported a slump in profits for the third quarter of the year on Wednesday owing to the lagging effects of the ending of exclusive patent rights.