Vincent DeMarco: President, MCHI – 410-235-9000, cell 410-591-9162
Matthew Celentano: Deputy Director, MCHI – 410-235-9000, cell 443-253-7988
Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative To Hold Press Conference To Highlight New Prescription Drug Price Gouging Law
(BALTIMORE, MD. October 30, 2017) –On Tuesday, October 31 at 11:30 am in the Maryland Hall of Montgomery Station at Riderwood Village, 3120 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh will join Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, State Senator Brian Feldman (District 15 -Montgomery County) and the Maryland Health Care For All! Coalition to highlight Maryland’s landmark new law prohibiting price gouging by manufacturers of generic and off-patent prescription drugs. Attendees will urge Marylanders to visit www.healthcareforall.com/hearmystory to share their story of how escalating drug prices have hurt them or their families. People can tell their stories in English or Spanish.
When: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 11:30am
Where: Riderwood Village, 3120 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring.
Who: Honorable Brian Frosh, Maryland Attorney General; Honorable Rushern Baker, Prince George’s County Executive; Senator Brian Feldman, Montgomery County, District 15; Vincent DeMarco, President, Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative
The Health Care for All! Coalition is a broad-based coalition of over 1200 faith, labor, business and community groups that have been working to guarantee all Marylanders access to quality, affordable health care. To learn more, visit http://www.healthcareforall.