WCBC: Frosh Urges Congress To Reauthorize The Violence Against Women Act

September 17th, 2018|

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today joined 55 other state and territory attorneys general in urging Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) before it expires this year. “Thousands of victims of sexual violence depend on programs that receive grant funding through VAWA,” said Attorney General Frosh. “To allow this legislation to expire would be devastating to [...]

Brian joins Kojo Nnamdi for The Politics Hour – September 14, 2018

September 15th, 2018|

Attorney General Brian Frosh about his reelection campaign and how he balances his job as the state’s top lawyer with his leadership among other Democratic Attorney Generals in taking on the Trump administration in federal court. Watch the interview on the Kojo Nnamdi show's website by clicking here.

The Washington Post: The Health 202: Maryland lawsuit aims to uphold ACA’s constitutionality

September 14th, 2018|

"...Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh filed the lawsuit in District Court Thursday, contending  that if the ACA ceased to exist it would hurt state residents who have gained insurance under the law, the state’s health-care system and public finances. "Maryland has fundamentally altered its healthcare delivery, healthcare payment, and insurance regulatory schemes in reliance on the provisions of [...]

Star Tribune: Maryland suit seeks to protect US health law from ‘sabotage’

September 13th, 2018|

BALTIMORE — Maryland's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's administration for efforts he says are intended to undercut the nation's health care law. The lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday is the latest in a broad effort by attorneys general in various U.S. states pushing back against a "sabotage" of the Affordable Care Act [...]

Reuters: Maryland charges Insys with engaging in deceptive opioid scheme

September 7th, 2018|

Maryland on Thursday charged Insys Therapeutics Inc with deceptively marketing a powerful opioid pain killer so that it was prescribed inappropriately beyond its intended use with cancer patients. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh announced that he had filed administrative charges against Arizona-based Insys, which he said provided thousands of dollars in inducements to doctors to promote prescribing its [...]

WBALTV: AG accuses drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics of contributing to opioid crisis

September 7th, 2018|

BALTIMORE — Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Thursday that his Consumer Protection Division has charged Insys Therapeutics Inc. with multiple violations of the Consumer Protection Act and is requesting relief for consumers victimized by its unfair and deceptive trade practices. It is an investigation that began in December 2016. A spokesperson from Insys Therapeutics said the allegations [...]

Good Morning Washington: Brian Frosh’s mission to bring equality and justice to all Marylanders

September 7th, 2018|

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — With a mission to bring fairness, equality, and justice to all Marylanders, "The People's Lawyer, Attorney General Brian Frosh, has worked to keep communities safe and limit environmental damage just to name a few. Frosh stopped by to share what he hopes to accomplish for the state of Maryland. Watch the interview on ABC 7's website by [...]

Baltimore Sun: Maryland attorney general seeks $20 million in damages from fentanyl manufacturer accused of scheme

September 6th, 2018|

The Maryland attorney general’s office on Thursday accused the manufacturer of a powerful fentanyl spray of violating consumer protection laws thousands of times by engaging in a “deceptive scheme” to buy the help of doctors and deceive insurance companies to boost sales. The attorney general’s office is seeking $20 million in various penalties from Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics for [...]

New York Times: Maryland Charges Opioid Maker With Major Misconduct

September 6th, 2018|

BALTIMORE — Maryland authorities announced charges Thursday against an Arizona-based drugmaker that they say engaged in a nationwide scheme "characterized by extraordinary misconduct" to boost profits amid the coast-to-coast opioid epidemic. The office of Attorney General Brian Frosh filed charges against Insys Therapeutics alleging multiple violations of the state's consumer protection law. The pharmaceutical company makes a highly [...]