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Hopkins professors urge justices to hear generic drugs appeal

Two Johns Hopkins medical school professors are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a Maryland law aimed at preventing unwarranted price increases for generic drugs, calling access to affordable pharmaceuticals “a crucial issue for the public health.” In papers ...

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

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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AARP, Public Justice Center among nonprofits supporting Md. price gouging law

The constitutionality of Maryland’s law to curb sharp increases in the prices of generic drugs, scheduled for argument in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals next month, has drawn the interest of regional and national nonprofit organizations who have ...

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Frosh, county officials ask consumers for price gouging stories

Maryland officials have begun the public rollout of the state’s first-in-the-nation prescription drug price gouging law by soliciting price gouging stories from citizens. Elected officials from Montgomery County and Prince George’s County joined Attorney General Brian Frosh at Riderwood Village, ...

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Judge won’t enjoin Md. from enforcing its drug price gouging law

A federal judge has declined to enjoin Maryland from enforcing its first-of-its-kind prescription drug price gouging law while a trade group appeals the dismissal of its claim the law violates the dormant Commerce Clause. Senior U.S. District Judge Marvin J. ...

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

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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Md. drug price-gouging bill allowed to go into law

Maryland’s first-in-the-nation bill to prevent price gouging by prescription drug manufacturers will become law Oct. 1 after a U.S. District Court judge denied the Association for Accessible Medicine’s request for a preliminary injunction. Judge Marvin J. Garbis granted the state ...

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