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4th Circuit hears arguments on Md.’s drug price-gouging law

A law scheduled to go into effect next month would prohibit a manufacturer or wholesale distributor from engaging in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug and gives the Maryland attorney general the power to order the manufacturer to submit a statement explaining the reasons behind a significant price increase. (Deposit Photos)

Attorneys for an industry group opposed to Maryland’s generic drug price-gouging law told judges in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday that a lower-court judge improperly dismissed a portion of their challenge alleging the law attempts to ...

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Drug manufacturers appeal ruling on Md. drug price-gouging law

(The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

A group of prescription drug manufacturers challenging Maryland’s price gouging law are appealing a federal judge’s ruling that allowed the law to go into effect Sunday. The Association for Accessible Medicines, an industry group representing generic drug makers, alleged the law ...

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