Health Coalition Pushes Ban On Brand-Name Drug Price GougingBrand-name medication and specialty drugs would be protected from price gouging under a proposal by a Maryland health care coalition.
Maryland 11th in Lobbyists for Prescription Drug MakersMaryland ranks 11th among states for the average number of lobbyists each year working for makers of prescription painkillers and allied groups, when drug makers' lobbying hires are ranked using a ratio factoring in all lobbyist registrations in each state, a joint investigation by The Associated Press and the Center for Public Integrity has found.
Pa. Mom Found Guilty Of Manslaughter, DWI In Maryland CrashA Maryland judge has found a Pennsylvania woman guilty of criminally negligent manslaughter by vehicle in an August 2012 crash that killed her 11-year-old daughter.
DEA Program Takes Back Unused Prescription DrugsThey're legal, but police say there's widespread abuse of prescription drugs nationwide. But this weekend, DEA agents are offering a easy way to turn in unused medication.
Senators Pare Back Prescription Drug Abuse PlanMaryland senators are seeking a limit on who would report to the state under a monitoring plan aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse.