The McKesson corporate headquarters in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CEO Of San Francisco’s McKesson Entitled To Record $159M Pension

McKesson’s Chairman and CEO John Hammergren has set a new record in corporate America: Largest pension around.


Prison Inmates

California Prisons Spend Big On Anti-Psychotics For Inmates; Fear Of Lawsuits Cited

While under federal court oversight, California’s prison mental health system has been spending far more on anti-psychotic drugs than other states with large prison systems.


Prescription Drugs

Alameda Co. Mandates Drug Makers To Pay For Disposing Expired Meds

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to pass the nation’s first ordinance requiring drug makers to pay for programs to dispose of expired and unused drugs.


Prescription Drugs

San Francisco Formulates Drug Drop Off Program

The San Francisco Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee moved closer on Thursday to developing a drug drop off program for people who want to dispose of old medications.



ConsumerWatch: Pharmaceutical Companies Paying Some Doctors

It happens across the country including here in the Bay Area, doctors cashing in on checks from pharmaceutical companies.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

Prescription drug containers at pharmacy (AP)

San Francisco Supervisors Prescribe Solution For Drug Pollution

A San Francisco Board of Supervisors Committee has endorsed legislation that would force drug manufacturers to help the public safely dispose of unwanted medications.