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Cover offered via Lloyd's syndicates for commercial marijuana industry

Published August 22, 2014 CST

A recently formed insurance agency is offering the commercial marijuana industry general liability and related insurance coverage on a surplus lines basis through several Lloyd's of London syndicates.

Malware breach at 51 UPS stores 'fully contained': Company

Published August 21, 2014 CST

The UPS Store Inc. said Wednesday that customer data at 51 of its franchised stores in 24 states may have been breached, although the situation is now contained and there is no evidence to date of fraud.

U.S. to tighten restrictions on common opioid painkillers

Published August 22, 2014 CST

(Reuters) — The U.S. government is tightening restrictions on hydrocodone, an opioid painkiller contained in Vicodin and other addictive drugs.

USI acquiring seven retail brokerages from Willis

Published August 18, 2014 CST

USI Insurance Services L.L.C. will acquire seven retail brokerage offices from certain subsidiaries of Willis North America Inc., part of Willis Group Holdings P.L.C.

National Financial Partners buys mid-market specialist Benefit Resources

Published August 22, 2014 CST

National Financial Partners Corp. said Friday that it has acquired Cincinnati-based Benefit Resources Inc., which specializes in group benefits, human resources and benefit compliance.

Obama administration floats new prescription contraceptive rules

Published August 22, 2014 CST

The Obama administration sought to end a long-running controversy by proposing new ways to enable employees of nonprofit religiously affiliated organizations for prescription contraceptives.

FBI warns health care companies they are targeted by hackers

Published August 20, 2014 CST

(Reuters) — The FBI has warned that health care industry companies are being targeted by hackers, publicizing the issue following an attack on a U.S. hospital group.