Bipartisan Coalition of Attorneys General Urge DEA and SAMSHA to Extend Telehealth Capabilities for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) calls on the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to permanently extend telehealth flexibilities for prescribing buprenorphine, an opioid use disorder treatment.   Buprenorphine is one of three medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat patients suffering from…

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NAAG to Host 2022 NAAG Capital Forum

WHO:              The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) invites members of the press to attend its 2022 NAAG Capital Forum. WHAT:            The 2022 NAAG Capital Forum will provide an opportunity for state and territory attorneys general to engage with federal officials, discuss important policy issues, and learn about the latest state and federal legal…

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Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden Recognized for Career Leadership and Dedication to Reducing Youth Tobacco Use

Washington D.C. — Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden was recognized by the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) this week for his long-term commitment and leadership in reducing youth tobacco use. As a five-term Idaho attorney general, Wasden is a leader on tobacco issues within the attorney general community. He was Chief Deputy Attorney General…

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National Association of Attorneys General Announces Winners for 2022 Supreme Court Best Brief Awards

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has announced the winners of the 2022 Supreme Court Best Brief Awards. The Best Brief Awards are given annually to honor appellate practitioners from state attorney general offices who have exhibited superb work in representing their states before the U.S. Supreme Court. The winners were…

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NAAG Welcomes Staci Schneider as Chief Communications Officer

Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has named Staci Schneider as the organization’s new chief communications officer (CCO). Schneider’s role as CCO will include leading communications with internal and external stakeholders, overseeing NAAG’s communications team, and providing strategic communications support for member offices. She will lead efforts to increase public awareness…

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NAAG to Host 2022 Consumer Protection Fall Conference  

WHO:  The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) invites members of the press to attend the public portion of its 2022 Consumer Protection Fall Conference. WHAT: The 2022 Consumer Protection Fall Conference will bring together members of the private, nonprofit, and government sectors for discussions and panels on the latest in consumer protection, as well…

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NAAG to Host Annual NAAG/NASCO Charities Conference

WHO: The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) invites members of the press to attend the public day of its 2022 NAAG/NASCO Charities Conference. WHAT: The 2022 NAAG/NASCO Charities Conference will provide an opportunity for charity regulators and nonprofit organizations and their attorneys, accountants, fundraisers, and advisers to meet and discuss the latest issues of…

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51 Attorneys General Call on FCC to Require More Voice Service Providers to Put in Place Anti-Robocall Protections

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) calls on the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to require the telephone providers that route calls across the U.S. telephone network to implement more rigorous measures to prevent illegal and fraudulent robocalls from bombarding Americans. Illegal robocalls cost consumers, law enforcement, and the telecom industry approximately $13.5 billion every…

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Congress Passes NAAG-Endorsed Bill to Address Gap in Support for Public Safety Officers Suffering from PTSD

Recently, Congress passed the Public Safety Officer Support Act of 2022, which NAAG endorsed in a policy letter signed by 53 attorneys general. The bipartisan legislation addresses gaps in support for public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) associated with the high-risk nature of their jobs. The House passed the bill in…

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Bipartisan Coalition of Attorneys General Urge TikTok and Snapchat to Give Parents More Control

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is urging TikTok and Snapchat to give parents the ability to monitor their children’s social media usage and protect their children from online threats using parental control apps. In a letter to TikTok and Snapchat, a bipartisan coalition of 44 state and territory attorneys general expressed concern that…

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