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Pharmacy giants stand to profit from vaccines

Hello, There’s a lot going on this morning! The CEOs of Merck and UnitedHealth Group announced their retirements, and 23andMe confirmed it plans to go public via a SPAC IPO. Here’s today’s healthcare news: How much CVS and Walgreens stand to profit as the vaccine rollout continues, meet the biotechs […]
Pharmacy giants stand to profit from vaccines
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Traders betting against weed stocks made almost $1 billion in 2019. Here are the 8 stocks most responsible for those gains.

Short-sellers betting against the cannabis sector have made $US993 million in mark-to-market gains year-to-date, according to a Wednesday note from financial-analytics provider S3 Partners. Those gains come even after solid sector performance erased $US132 million from short-seller profit in December on the 20 stocks that were most shorted, according to […]
Traders betting against weed stocks made almost $1 billion in 2019. Here are the 8 stocks most responsible for those gains.
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A new prescription drug made from CBD has been groundbreaking for kids with epilepsy. We talked to their parents about the good, the bad and the ugly of what it’s been like to take it.

A new drug that’s made from a component of cannabis called CBD became available in the US last year to treat rare forms of childhood epilepsy. That makes it the first cannabis-derived CBD drug in the US. Business Insider spoke with the parents of four kids who have taken the […]
A new prescription drug made from CBD has been groundbreaking for kids with epilepsy. We talked to their parents about the good, the bad and the ugly of what it’s been like to take it.