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Maryland lawmakers OK measure to fight drug price gouging

By Miami Herald / Associated Press  
   April 11, 2017

Maryland would be the first state to empower the state's attorney general to take action to stop pharmaceutical price gouging, under a measure given final passage by lawmakers on Monday. The bill sent to Gov. Larry Hogan would enable the attorney general to bring civil actions against manufacturers of off-patent or generic drugs that make an "unconscionable" price increase.

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