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Maryland Passes Nation’s First Prescription Drug Affordability Board Legislation

April 17, 2019

Maryland General Assembly passed legislation that which would create the first state Prescription Drug Affordability Board (PDAB) to address the costs of certain high-priced drugs in Maryland. Gov. Larry Hogan has until May 31, 2019, to sign or veto the bill. ... Read more »

Supreme Court must right wrong striking down Md.’s drug price-gouging statute

January 15, 2019

The Supreme Court must restore the authority of Maryland and other states to address the health needs of their people. Nothing short of our constitutional order and public health depend on the Justices doing the right thing.... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Fourth Circuit appeals court strikes down Maryland’s drug price-gouging law

April 13, 2018

A federal appeals court has struck down a Maryland drug-price-gouging law, a first-of-its-kind measure aimed at lowering the price of off-patent or generic drugs.... Read more »

Maryland law against price-gouging by drug companies is unconstitutional, appeals court rules

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that a Maryland law passed last year to stop sharp increases in the price of generic medicines is unconstitutional, a setback to new efforts by states to keep down the cost of drugs. ... Read more »

Obamacare isn’t end of the world

July 11, 2012

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court -- under the leadership of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts -- has upheld as constitutional the 2010 federal healthcare reform initiative, perhaps all Americans can focus on understanding and implementing its provisions.... Read more »

See Video: Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Mandate

WBAL Radio 1090AM July 2, 2012 The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. The decision means the huge overhaul, still only partly in effect, will proceed  and pick up momentum over the next several years, affecting the way that  countless Americans receive […]... Read more »

O’Malley says Supreme Court’s ruling on health care gives Maryland considerable momentum

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Thursday the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold nearly all of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul gives considerable momentum to reform efforts in Maryland.... Read more »