TRENTON, N.J. — Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill. In a first for the drug industry, Pfizer Inc. told The Associated Press ...Read More »
General Assembly leaders will hold a joint briefing in June to discuss problems at Maryland's correctional facilities, the latest fallout from a sordid jail scandal revolving around drugs, sex and money in Baltimore.
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A legal settlement stemming from the allegedly guard-aided 2007 beating of a prison inmate being transferred from Baltimore to Hagerstown shows evidence of longstanding corruption in Maryland’s correctional institutions, Comptroller Peter Franchot said Wednesday.
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EASTON — Rapper 2 Chainz has been acquitted of drug charges he faced after a traffic stop on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The Star Democrat of Easton, reports that a county judge found the rapper not guilty Wednesday. 2 Chainz’s real ...Read More »
Maryland State Police have charged the driver of a car that they say struck and killed a pedestrian in front of Baltimore’s City Hall. Troopers say that 43-year-old Johnny Johnson has been charged with homicide by motor vehicle while impaired ...Read More »
ATLANTA — Authorities say an alleged Baltimore drug kingpin who may have been trying to expand his operation in Atlanta and has been arrested. U.S. Marshals spokesman Gavin Duffy says Jeffrey Cofield was arrested Wednesday night after authorities with the ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind diabetes drug from Johnson & Johnson that uses a new method to lower blood sugar. The agency cleared J&J’s Invokana tablets for adults with Type 2 diabetes, ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Some Maryland lawmakers want to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana to save money. The state Senate advanced a measure on Wednesday that would eliminate jail time for possessing less than 10 grams of marijuana. If passed, those caught ...Read More »
Synthetic Biologics Inc., of Rockville, which develops and commercializes medicines derived from synthetic biology, said its Swedish sublicensee, Meda AB, received approval from U.S. regulators to conduct a Phase II study of a new drug being developed for the treatment of fibromyalgia.Read More »