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Md. lawmakers question legality of prescription drug bill

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation that would make Maryland the first state in the nation to regulate rising prescription drug prices was heard by legislators Wednesday, a month after the courts killed a Maryland law regulating generic drug prices. The death of ...

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Drug price gouging? It’s personal

As a professional observer of public affairs, I should avoid commenting on issues that affect me personally. Full disclosure in such situations seems prudent. Herewith some thoughts on the General Assembly’s anti-drug price gouging bill. I am, of course, affected ...

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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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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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Will Md. drug price gouging bill shape national debate?

The drug Naloxone, often sold under the brand name Narcan, has become a critical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic. But since the drug’s ability to counter overdoses became popularized in 2014, its price has more than doubled. ...

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Md. lawmakers tackled range of health issues in 2017 session

Under the shadow of federal efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the General Assembly this session passed several bills that look to insulate Marylanders from changes to the health insurance law and passed packages of bills designed to ...

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