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S.F. kicks off drug pricing measure Proposition D (Video)
San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco’s first-in-the nation drug pricing measure — Proposition D — formally kicked off Thursday on the steps of City Hall. The November ballot measure, dubbed the “Fair Drug Pricing” campaign and pushed by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, would require the city to negotiate directly with drug makers. But its real target seems to be Foster City-based Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD), the number-one developer of HIV medications.