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

A billboard designed to highlight public awareness in Anne Arundel County tracks the annual toll as of April 30, 2018. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

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?

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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

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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