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Md. tech firm gets FDA contract worth up to $100M

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded Rockville-based Information Innovators Inc. a five-year prime contract for web services support. The contract for web content management system support services is a blanket purchase agreement that expands on work that Information Innovators is ...

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40 attorneys general urge tight regulation of e-cigarettes

BOSTON — Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products. The letter, co-sponsored ...

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Emergent BioSolutions plans to open new facility in Mich.

LANSING, Mich. — Emergent BioSolutions Inc. is planning to open a new Michigan facility to expand production of its BioThrax anthrax vaccine to protect U.S military personnel against a leading biological weapons threat. The Rockville, Md.-based company said it could ...

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PharmAthene gets FDA nod on SparVax

PharmAthene Inc., of Annapolis, a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has lifted a nearly-10-month hold placed on a proposed Phase II study of SparVax, allowing a clinical trial of the next-generation anthrax vaccine to proceed.

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The quest for the next chief judge

The final year of Robert M. Bell’s tenure as chief judge of Maryland’s top court began Friday, when he turned 69 in a state where the constitution requires jurists to retire at 70.

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O’Malley signs chicken feed arsenic ban

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland next year will become the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed the measure into law on Tuesday along with scores of other bills, including reforms to Maryland’s estate tax ...

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