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Hopkins professors urge justices to hear generic drugs appeal

Two Johns Hopkins medical school professors are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a Maryland law aimed at preventing unwarranted price increases for generic drugs, calling access to affordable pharmaceuticals “a crucial issue for the public health.” In papers ...

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Justices show interest in Frosh’s generic-drugs appeal

The Supreme Court is showing an interest in Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s request that the justices revive the state’s law aimed at preventing unwarranted price increases for generic drugs. On Tuesday the high court asked that the generic-drug ...

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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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4th Circuit strikes down Md.’s generic drug price-gouging law

A divided federal appeals court Friday struck down a Maryland law designed to prevent unwarranted price increases by the generic-drug industry, saying the statute unconstitutionally encroaches on Congress’ province to regulate interstate commerce.

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