Remembering Mickey Weinstein, Co-Founder of The Apothecary

Mickey Weinstein, one of the founders of our unique, integrative pharmacy, originally called The Apothecary, passed away on April 15. The pharmacy, located in Bethesda, MD changed hands in 2002 and is now known as Village Green Apothecary, but many people still remember when the original store was opened in 1965 by Mickey and his partner, Irv Rosenberg. Mickey and Irv called themselves “nutritional pharmacists” and The Apothecary was known as a place where customers often came in search of nutritional supplements, homeopathic remedies, herbs and information. The Apothecary also filled traditional pharmacy prescriptions, as well as less conventional scripts for specialized compounded formulas.

To read more about Mickey and his pioneering role in establishing The Apothecary, here is an old article with some nice history, reprinted with permission of the author. (Our best guess is that this story was published in the Montgomery County Gazette in 1995.) Continue reading “Remembering Mickey Weinstein, Co-Founder of The Apothecary”

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