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Md. hospitals take a hard look at their role in opioid epidemic — and solving it (access required)

It happened in front of an Anne Arundel County police station. In front of the station, like at all Anne Arundel police stations, Dr. Barry Meisenberg saw a sign with statistics about heroin overdoses and deaths to date. “I began to ...

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Will Md. drug price gouging bill shape national debate? (access required)

The drug Naloxone, often sold under the brand name Narcan, has become a critical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic. But since the drug’s ability to counter overdoses became popularized in 2014, its price has more than doubled. ...

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Different standards for name-brand, generic drugs (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decision late last month that state-law failure-to-warn claims against generic drug makers are preempted by federal law — handed down just two years after the Court held that brand-name drug makers could face such suits ...

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