Canon Communications Buys Pharmaceuticals Blog Pharmalot

Los Angeles-based Canon Communications, a publisher and trade show operator serving the pharmaceutical industry, said Monday that it has acquired Pharmalot, a blog focused on news and information in the pharmaceutical industry. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Canon Communications said that Pharmalot founder Ed Silverman joins the firm as part of the buy. Pharmalot becomes part of Canon's Pharmaceutical Media Group. Canon Communications is a unit of Apprise Media LLC.