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Frosh takes Maryland’s drug price-gouging statute to the U.S. Supreme Court

October 19, 2018

The Washington Post By Ovetta Wiggins October 19 at 3:27 PM Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether the state’s drug price-gouging statute is constitutional. Frosh said he is asking the court to uphold the 2017 legislation, which has been blocked from taking effect, to bring down the […]... Read more »

LTE: Maryland deserves nothing less

The Frederick News-Post October 19, 2018 Thomas Slater The cost of prescription drugs is skyrocketing out of control, sometimes with terrible consequences for people who depend on those drugs to survive. I hear more and more about people having to choose between basic necessities like food and housing vs. purchasing their prescription drugs. Yet at […]... Read more »

Attorney General Frosh appeals to U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Maryland’s law curbing drug price-gouging

The Baltimore Sun By: Michael Dresser October 19, 2018 Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Friday appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court an earlier decision by a federal court that struck down a Maryland law to curb unreasonable price increases for generic drugs. The General Assembly passed the so-called “price-gouging” law in 2017 at the […]... Read more »

Maryland attorney general asks Supreme Court to uphold generic price gouging law

Stat By: Ed Silverman OCTOBER 19, 2018 The Maryland Attorney General has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision last spring that a state law enacted to punish generic drug makers for price gouging was unconstitutional. The law permitted the Maryland Medicaid program to notify the state attorney general when an “essential” drug […]... Read more »

Frosh takes generic drug price-gouging appeal to Supreme Court

The Daily Record By: Steve Lash October 19, 2018 Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to revive the state’s law aimed at preventing unwarranted price increases of generic drugs. In papers filed with the justices, Frosh pressed the high court to review and overturn a lower-court decision that struck the […]... Read more »

Statement: Maryland Attorney General to seek U.S. Supreme Court review of Maryland’s anti-drug price-gouging law

The Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative applauds Attorney General Brian Frosh’s decision to ask the US Supreme Court to uphold Maryland's landmark anti-drug price-gouging law. ... Read more »

Getting on Board

October 4, 2018

More than 130 candidates for state office – including Democratic gubernatorial nominee Benjamin T. Jealous – have pledged to support a proposal to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board.... Read more »

130 General Assembly Candidates Support Prescription Drug Affordability Board

October 3, 2018

Legislation to set up a Prescription Drug Affordabilty Board has received the support of 130 candidates running for the General Assembly. ... Read more »

LTE: Drug Affordability

October 1, 2018

My doctor prescribed seven different medications costing about $3,800 per month with insurance coverage — an amount that is all but impossible for me to cover.... Read more »

Jealous Unveils Prescription Drug Plan; Frosh Vows to Defend State Law in Supreme Court

September 18, 2018

“Marylanders desperately need relief from sky-rocketing prescription drug costs,” he said.... Read more »