Meet One Of The Pharmaceutical Industry’s Most-Hated Foes
The man behind California's price control initiative has been called a bully and a thug -- by fellow activists and foes alike. And he embraces the hostility.
The Drug Pricing Crusader At The Center Of One Of The Nastiest Fights Of The Election Season
There’s nobody the drug companies are spending more to fight than Michael Weinstein. And Weinstein takes pride in their hostility. “That’s a badge of honor,” he said. A longtime HIV/AIDS activist, Weinstein is the driving force behind a drug price control initiative in California that could set a national precedent. It’s just the latest in a long string of legal and political fights he’s picked. (Robbins, 9/6)