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Clock ticking on lower prescription drug prices

April 4, 2019

It’s time for the General Assembly to stand with the people — those across the state who simply can’t afford to pay more for their medications — to make prescription drugs more affordable for Marylanders.... Read more »

Media Advisory

March 27, 2019

House Overwhelmingly Approves Legislation to Create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board To Curb Drug Costs for Local and State Government... Read more »

Bill would create prescription drug affordability board

March 7, 2019

WBAL-TV March 6, 2019 By David Collins ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Legislation designed to hold down the cost of prescription medication is picking up support in Annapolis. The measure, which has gained the support of the Maryland Association of Counties, would establish a prescription drug affordability board. The bill’s supporters, including the mayor of Baltimore and […]... Read more »

Pugh, County Execs Take to the Airwaves to Promote Prescription Drug Affordability Board

Maryland Matters By: Josh Kurtz March 6, 2019 As lawmakers and advocates begin their big push this week for legislation that seeks to hold the line on rising prescription drug prices, they are being aided by Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh (D) and the executives of Maryland’s seven largest counties. Pugh and the execs have each […]... Read more »

Maryland County Executives Back Drug Affordability Board

January 8, 2019

Maryland lawmakers are taking action to manage prescription drug prices and gouging, by working to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board in the state.... Read more »

Local Maryland Officials To Support Prescription Drug Board

January 3, 2019

Leading local officials in Maryland’s largest counties are expected to support a proposal to create a state board to review the affordability of prescription drugs.... Read more »

State officials to support effort to control rising costs of prescription drugs

"These drugs are way more expensive in our country than in other countries and it makes a lot of sense to have a commission that regulates the prices in Maryland."... Read more »

Md. county executives back drug affordability measure

All of Maryland’s county executives Thursday endorsed a proposal to rein in prescription drug prices by creating a drug affordability board in Maryland.... Read more »

Howard County Executive Ball advocates bill to create state prescription drug panel

“Prescription drug prices are hurting people across Howard County and we need to stand up and speak up to help all Marylanders afford their medications."... Read more »

Maryland Officials to Support Prescription Drug Board

Leading local officials in Maryland's largest counties are expected to support a proposal to create a state board to review the affordability of prescription drugs.... Read more »