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Former Md. insurance commissioner Ralph Tyler joins Venable

Maryland’s former insurance commissioner Ralph S. Tyler has joined Venable LLP as a partner in the firm’s litigation and regulatory divisions. Venable has gained an experienced attorney with the addition of Tyler, who most recently served as chief counsel to ...

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Obama orders agency to help reduce drug shortages

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is directing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take steps to reduce drug shortages, action he says will help stop a “slow-rolling problem” that puts patients at risk and raises the potential for price ...

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Obama to order FDA to help reduce drug shortages

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is directing the Food and Drug Administration to take steps to reduce drug shortages, an escalating problem that has endangered patients and raised the possibility of price gouging. Patient deaths have been blamed on the ...

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Shopping malls aim for the right reaction on Halloween (access required)

Halloween celebrations are an annual tradition for malls nationwide, but as business establishments malls face a higher standard of premises liability than homeowners. Handing out candy, as Hunt Valley Towne Center did Friday, is unlikely to cause much trouble. Steven ...

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FDA chemist pleads guilty to insider trading

WASHINGTON — A chemist with the Food and Drug Administration pleaded guilty Tuesday to using a confidential drug database to earn nearly $3.8 million by trading the stock of companies with new drug applications. Cheng Yi Liang, a chemist who ...

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Judge questions images for cigarette packages

WASHINGTON — A federal judge peppered a government lawyer with questions Wednesday expressing doubts about whether the Food and Drug Administration can force tobacco companies to post graphic images on their cigarette packages showing the health effects of smoking. In ...

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