• Altria Eying 35% Stake In Juul For A Startling $12.8B
    "The rich valuation comes at a time that [Juul] is under fire from regulators, educators and public health officials over its popularity among children and teens," says one report.
  • As Teen Vaping Surges, FDA Wants Info About Cessation Therapies
    The FDA rescheduled a public hearing to Jan. 18 to discuss its efforts to eliminate youth electronic cigarettes, with focus on the potential of drug therapies to support cessation.
  • Proposed T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Passes Two Key Security Reviews
    The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and "Team Telecom" (made up of reps from various government departments) both approved the merger.
  • J&J Hits Back Hard After Reuters Report Charges Talc Cover-Up
    Despite its denials, Johnson & Johnson's stock continues to take a pummeling in pre-market trading this morning.
  • Starbucks Rolling Out Delivery In 2,000 Of Its U.S. Stores
    The coffee chain is expanding a Uber Eats pilot program to seven unnamed U.S. metropolitan areas in the coming months.
  • Looking To Expand Its Multicultural Business, P&G Buys Walker & Co.
    Walker & Co. is best known for Bevel, a shaving system designed specifically for men of color, and the more-recent FORM Beauty, targeted to African-American women.
  • McDonald's Flexes Muscles Announcing Reduction Of Antibiotics In Beef
    Company says move is "industry-leading commitment" to help preserve "effectiveness of antibiotics for human and animal health in the future."
  • Arrest Of Huawei CFO Could Have Long-Term Repercussions For Tech
    Fallout should be "at the very least, an even more difficult relationship for the handful of U.S. tech giants that have found great fortune in China," says one report.
  • Kraninger Will Run CFPB Despite Lack Of Consumer Finance Experience
    "Republicans argued that her management experience at the OMB qualified her for the job," while "Democrats disagreed," according to one report.
  • MoviePass Launches New Pricing Scheme With PR Blitz
    The three-tiered subscription plan is also priced more expensively in markets like New York and L.A. than it is in the heartland.
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