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Legislation could bring prescription drug affordability board to Maryland

March 26, 2019

"We need to start somewhere dealing with exorbitant prescription drug costs. Other countries pay a lot less for prescription drugs, the same drugs Americans use," said DeMarco.... 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 »

Faith Leaders Urge Creating Board to Review Drug Costs

February 14, 2019

Supporters of creating a state board in Maryland to review prescription-drug affordability are highlighting legislation in the state capital Faith leaders from across the state are scheduled to gather in Annapolis to support the bill with lawmakers... Read more »

Md. Board Proposes to Slash Prescription Drug Prices

Health care advocates, faith leaders and civil rights organizations showed their support for the prescription drug legislation last week at a press conference in Annapolis.... Read more »

Glassman: Regulating drug prices is pro-business

January 29, 2019

I am a pro-business Republican county executive. I am also a strong supporter of legislation to establish a state Prescription Drug Affordability Board to set fair and affordable costs that Marylanders will pay for certain medications.... Read more »

County executives push for prescription drug board

January 10, 2019

The leaders of Maryland’s biggest jurisdictions are backing a state bill that would possibly lower drug prices in Maryland.... 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 »

County executives endorse legislation to regulate prescription drug costs

A large bipartisan group of county executives converged Thursday to support state legislation designed to regulate, stabilize and reduce the high cost of prescription medicine.... Read more »