Newsom: California Leads On Prescription Drugs

[khn_slabs slabs="943143" view="inline"]   California regularly portrays itself as a national trendsetter on political issues, and Gov. Gavin Newsom is claiming that title on prescription drugs. [partner-box]Newsom has a plan to take on the drug industry, and at an April 17 news conference in Southern California, he declared that two other governors already want to join his effort. “California is leading the nation in holding drug companies accountable and fighting prescription drug prices,” Newsom said via a press release that day, marking his 100th full day in office. There’s no question the Democratic governor is aggressively taking on the pharmaceutical industry —...

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