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Western Md. school board sues drugmaker over specialty medicine price (access required)

A drug prescribed to two Washington County teachers is the basis of a $2.8 million lawsuit that claims the manufacturer has dramatically raised the medication's price and stopped competitors from going to market. Acthar is a prescription drug manufactured by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and used by the two teachers to treat rheumatoid arthritis, according to the lawsuit, filed in ...

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