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Philip Morris parent invests $2.4 billion in Cronos cannabis

One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is bullish on bud. Altria, parent company of New York-based Philip Morris (NYSE: PM) and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, invested $2.4 billion into a Toronto medical and recreational marijuana company. The d...

By | 2018-12-07T23:20:00+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Healthcare|

Money and medicine: In Mass., it pays to be a top hospital executive

In Massachusetts, it pays to be a top executive at a health system — even if you're not the CEO. A Boston Business Journal analysis of public compensation data for 2017 shows that, unsurprisingly, CEOs were the top earners at a majority of health syst...

By | 2018-12-06T18:20:45+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Healthcare|

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center gets $30M gift from O’Neal Industries

O'Neal Industries and its shareholders have given the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center the largest gift in UAB history. The $30 million gift will allow the cancer center to recruit additional cancer scientists and clinicians, expand cancer treatment cl...

By | 2018-12-04T21:05:44+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Healthcare|