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5 state AGs push judge to approve CVS-Aetna merger agreement

Dive Brief: Five attorneys general representing California, Florida, Hawaii, Mississippi and Washington are urging a federal judge to approve the settlement agreement the U.S. Department of Justice struck with CVS Health and Aetna that allowed the two companies to go forward with their blockbuster merger, according to a recent federal court filing. The states are… Read More »

Pepsi, Coke said to become a secret force behind ballot initiatives that push back on sugar taxes

To bottle up the movement to tax sugary drinks, major beverage companies like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are spending millions of dollars on commercials that push people to vote to prohibit local governments from slapping levies on certain foods and drinks, The New York Times reported on Saturday.