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Sign our Prescription Drug Affordability Resolution

June 4, 2018

Are you fed up with high drug prices? Your organization should endorse our Prescription Drug Affordability Resolution today! ... Read more »

Doctor: high drug pricing kills patients

She was a victim of inexplicably high drug prices that are intentionally set by pharmaceutical corporations to turn the greatest profit.... Read more »

Media Advisory

May 3, 2018

Representative John Sarbanes joins health advocates in praising Maryland's new law banning the pharmacy "Gag Rule"... Read more »

Health care advocates praise new ‘gag rule’ prohibition, push for national effort

"It's truly inspiring to see Maryland at the forefront of state-led efforts to lower prescription drug costs," he said in a statement.... Read more »

Marylanders Speak Out In New Radio Ads For Drug Cost Commission Legislation

March 6, 2018

Starting today, new radio ads will air across the state featuring Marylanders harmed by high cost prescription drugs. ... Read more »

Maryland weighs new approach to curbing prescription drug costs

February 20, 2018

Washington Post February 16, 2018 Josh Hicks A Maryland bill that would make the state a national test case for controlling prescription drug costs has garnered broad legislative support in Annapolis but could put the state on a legal collision course with the pharmaceutical industry. The proposal, introduced by Sen. Joan Carter Conway (D-Baltimore City) […]... Read more »

Citizens Group Pushing For Bill to Control Prescription Drug Costs

February 16, 2018

“Legislators don’t need us to tell [them] that this is a problem. They hear from their constituents that prescription drug prices are way too high,” he says.... Read more »

Attorney General Brian Frosh endorses Rx Cost Commission

February 5, 2018

"...The lives and health of Marylanders, and people all over the country, are threatened when the prices of medicine upon which they depend to survive and thrive are raised beyond their ability to pay. Establishing a commission to monitor and oversee those prices is an important step to take..."... Read more »

Have you heard?

January 18, 2018

We’re airing radio ads in key districts in support of our Prescription Drug Affordability Initiative. Check them out!   Senator Joan Carter Conway and Delegate Cheryl Glenn   Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk and Senator Joanne Benson   Dr. Leana Wen of the Baltimore City Health Department and Hank Greenberg of the AARP... Read more »

Media Advisory

January 15, 2018

Maryland Health Care For All! Coalition to Announce Prescription Drug Affordability Initiative... Read more »