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Maryland seeks ban on drugs known as ‘bath salts’

Maryland’s health secretary is calling for emergency regulations to add synthetic drugs known as “bath salts” to the state’s controlled dangerous substances list. Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, on Thursday declared the drugs ...

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Justices question prescription privacy law

WASHINGTON — During a lively debate about doctors’ privacy rights, the justices of the Supreme Court seemed doubtful about the constitutionality of a Vermont law that gives doctors the ability to block data collection agencies from accessing their prescription drug ...

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Montel Williams coming to Maryland to push for medical marijuana legislation

ANNAPOLIS — Former Talk show host Montel Williams is coming to Maryland to support legislation that would legalize medical marijuana. Delegate Dan Morhaim said Williams, who is a multiple sclerosis patient, is scheduled to attend a news conference in Annapolis ...

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Agents find $100K worth of drugs on Baltimore ship

Federal agents have found more than two pounds of cocaine and heroin in a locker aboard the cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas in Baltimore. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says a drug-sniffing dog found two packages of heroin and ...

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FDA launches website to address company questions

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is launching a website explaining its regulations to companies as part of a broader effort to rebrand itself as a more transparent, accessible agency. The website, dubbed “FDA Basics for Industry,” features answers ...

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