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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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4th Circuit hears arguments on Md.’s drug price-gouging law

Attorneys for an industry group opposed to Maryland’s generic drug price-gouging law told judges in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday that a lower-court judge improperly dismissed a portion of their challenge alleging the law attempts to ...

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Anne Arundel announces suit against opioid manufacturers, doctors

Anne Arundel County filed suit Thursday against a group of opioid manufacturers, distributors and local doctors with claims ranging from Maryland Consumer Protection Act violations to unjust enrichment. The lawsuit comes four months after the county announced it was contemplating ...

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Poll: Prescription drug pricing legislation has support in Md. swing districts

A push to expand Maryland’s ability to control prescription drug prices released a poll Thursday that advocates said shows strong support for the effort in swing legislative districts. Voters in the 8th and 38th Districts indicated significant support for measures ...

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AARP, Public Justice Center among nonprofits supporting Md. price gouging law

The constitutionality of Maryland’s law to curb sharp increases in the prices of generic drugs, scheduled for argument in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals next month, has drawn the interest of regional and national nonprofit organizations who have ...

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Judge won’t enjoin Md. from enforcing its drug price gouging law

A federal judge has declined to enjoin Maryland from enforcing its first-of-its-kind prescription drug price gouging law while a trade group appeals the dismissal of its claim the law violates the dormant Commerce Clause. Senior U.S. District Judge Marvin J. ...

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