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Generics industry waives response to Frosh’s Supreme Court appeal

A generic-drug industry group will wait to be asked by the U.S. Supreme Court before responding to Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s request that the justices revive the state’s law aimed at preventing unwarranted price increases for the pharmaceuticals. ...

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4th Circuit lets generic drug price-gouging ruling stand

The full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday refused to disturb a three-judge panel’s decision striking down as unconstitutional Maryland’s law aimed at preventing unwarranted price increases of generic drugs, leaving the state with little options other than to seek review by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Supreme Court’s sales tax ruling makes case for Md. drug-price controls, Frosh says

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last week permitting states to impose sales taxes on online purchases should save a legally embattled Maryland law aimed at preventing excessive price increases by the generic-drug industry, according to the state attorney general’s office.

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Generic-drug industry tells 4th Circuit to let price-gouging ruling stand

Generic-drug makers and distributors have urged the full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to let stand a three-judge panel’s decision last month striking down as unconstitutional Maryland’s law aimed at preventing unwarranted price increases by their industry.

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Supreme Court to consider Md. ‘piggyback’ policy

In a victory for the Maryland tax collector, the Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider the constitutionality of a state law that bars Marylanders from deducting, from city or county taxes, any tax they paid to other states on money earned there.

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