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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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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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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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Drug manufacturers appeal ruling on Md. drug price-gouging law

A group of prescription drug manufacturers challenging Maryland’s price gouging law are appealing a federal judge’s ruling that allowed the law to go into effect Sunday. The Association for Accessible Medicines, an industry group representing generic drug makers, alleged the law ...

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Federal judge to hear arguments in suit challenging Md. drug price gouging law

Attorneys for the state are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by manufacturers of generic pharmaceuticals attacking the constitutionality of Maryland’s new price gouging law, set to go into effect in October. The hearing, scheduled for 5 ...

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Trade group challenges Md. drug price gouging law

Maryland’s first-in-the-nation law seeking to eliminate price gouging by makers of generic pharmaceuticals has been challenged by the manufacturers, who claim the law is discriminatory and an unconstitutional overreach. House Bill 631, which passed both chambers of the General Assembly ...

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