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  • Feb 5- CVS Caremark Corp said on Wednesday that it would stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October, becoming the first U.S. drugstore chain to take cigarettes off the shelf. "I think it will put pressure on other retailers who want to be in healthcare," said CVS Caremark Chief Medical Officer Dr.

  • Roche 2013 sales fall but CEO confident Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Global healthcare company Roche is confident of growth in emerging markets despite the economic slowdown.

  • Minimum wage windfall? States test the idea Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    A worker puts together an order of Chicken McNuggets at a McDonald's restaurant in Little Falls, N.J.

    Companies and industries that rely on low-income spenders could see a boost to the bottom line thanks to rising wages in many American states.

  • Michael Morrissey, Exelixis president & CEO, provides insight on clinical research of prostate cancer and its cancer drug Cometriq.

  • Biogen Idec CEO George Scangos discusses the busy year ahead for the company, including the EU launch of Tecfidera and when a dividend will be offered.

  • Eli Lilly Chairman & CEO John Lechleiter provides insight on its rights to an experimental migraine drug.

  • Eli Lilly Chairman & CEO John Lechleiter discusses its loss of major patents, its current pipeline and when its total costs will normalize.

  • The next big drug     Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the FDA's four expediting pipelines. The approval rates for the drugs in these pipelines tend to be higher than those plodding the more traditional course.

  • Children's top flu medicine in short supply in U.S. Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 5:56 PM ET

    But the delay in packaging the liquid version has not affected supplies of regular Tamiflu, said the Roche unit that makes the medication.

  • Neurocrine Biosciences CEO on TD treatment     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 2:35 PM ET

    Neurocrine Biosciences' president and CEO Kevin Gorman, Ph. D., provides insight on clinical trials for its tardive dyskinesia treatment.

  • High Times announces new fund     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the HT Growth Fund, which plans to raise $100 million over the next two years for the legal marijuana market.

  • Tough business of marijuana     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports that legal recreational pot businesses could get investment from a fund.

  • Colorado pot: Lighting the licensing way     Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Colorado has issued more than 300 licenses to marijuana dispensaries. Dan Danko, High Times Magazine senior editor, discusses how Colorado is properly regulating pot distribution and explains the rigorous application process to obtain a license.

  • Under ACA, payments to doctors made public     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports GlaxoSmithKline is becoming the first to stop paying doctors to promote drugs.

  • Cramer: ‘I’m throwing up my hands with this group’ Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    Muddled by inconsistent earnings and stock performances, one sector appears tougher and tougher to predict, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

  • Rocky Mountain High-er     Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 10:27 AM ET

    A medical marijuana dispensary in Central City, Colo.—a small gambling town nestled in the mountains near Denver—just became the first business in the United States licensed to sell marijuana to patrons without a note from their doctors.

  • Third party sales pit Amazon vs. JNJ: Report Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 8:37 AM ET

    Amazon.com is clashing with Johnson & Johnson amid complaints the online retailer hasn't stopped sales of damaged or expired products.

  • Francois Nader, NPS Pharmaceuticals president & CEO, discusses its lead product Gattex for "short bowel syndrome," the potential for Netpara and the solid performance of its stock.

  • 'Pot Mom' pleads guilty     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 1:32 PM ET

    The so-called "pot mom" Andrea Sanderlin has confessed to a judge she operated a facility in which she and others grew at least 1,000 marijuana plants and sold the products. CNBC's Andrea Day has the details.

  • Drugstores aim to be one-stop Obamacare shop Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 11:47 AM ET
    A sign offering help for customers with questions about the Affordable Care Act hangs in a pharmacy in Wheeling, Illinois.

    Drugstores signed on to help educate consumers about Obamacare, but they have their sights set on the future business of these newly insured consumers.