Two counties bordering Baltimore are suing pharmaceutical firms and distributors for contributing to the deadly opioid crisis that’s hit Maryland.
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Vitreon America is leaving Northern Virginia behind for a new home in South Baltimore.
Attorneys general around the country are now exploring whether the pharmaceutical industry is at fault for marketing and selling opioids that have spawned a deadly epidemic. Today, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said Maryland is in on the fight, too.
This year, Maryland became the first Republican-led state to ban energy firms from drilling for natural gas. Another bill that now sits on Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk would make Maryland the first to target another industry known for a controversial practice.
Former Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli became known as “the most hated man in America” after his company acquired the manufacturing license for an antiparasitic drug and abruptly raised the price from $13.50 to $750 per pill. (It didn’t help that he turned out to be the person who paid $2 million for the only copy of the Wu-Tang Clan’s latest album and won’t share it.) In December he was arrested on fraud charges to which he has responded with a characteristically smug attitude. Now he’s trolling Rep. Elijah Cummings on Twitter.