Attorney General Consumer Protection News: December 2022

Multistate Actions Led by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, a bipartisan group of 34 attorneys general urged the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to improve consumer protection rules for airline passengers. The letter calls on USDOT to strengthen protections for…

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Attorney General Consumer Protection News: November 2022

Multistate Actions A bipartisan executive committee of attorneys general from 13 states confirmed agreements in principle with CVS Health and Walgreens which could provide more than $10.7 billion to states and local governments. CVS expects to provide $5 billion in payments over 10 years, while Walgreens would make $5.7 billion in payments over 15 years…

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Attorney General Consumer Protection News: October 2022

Multistate Actions Led by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, a bipartisan coalition of 35 attorneys general filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals supporting Oklahoma’s laws that regulate pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). Oklahoma’s laws are being challenged, on ERISA preemption grounds, in the latest lawsuit filed by the PBM industry’s national lobbying association,…

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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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Attorney General Consumer Protection News: September 2022

Multistate Actions Led by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, 51 attorneys general called on the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to require telephone providers that route calls across the U.S. telephone network to implement more rigorous measures to prevent illegal and fraudulent robocalls from bombarding…

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Attorney General Consumer Protection News: August 2022

Multistate Actions A bipartisan coalition of 36 attorneys general announced a $450 million agreement in principle with opioid maker Endo International plc and its lenders as part of Endo’s bankruptcy filing. The tentative agreement would provide up to $450 million to participating states and local governments, ban promotion of Endo’s opioids, and require Endo to…

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Attorney General Consumer Protection News: May 2022

Discover the latest consumer protection updates from your state or territory attorney general from May 2022.

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Attorney General Consumer Protection News: March 2022

Multistate Actions A bipartisan coalition of attorneys general announced a nationwide investigation of TikTok to determine whether the company violated state consumer protection laws that put the public, especially young children and young adults, at risk.  The investigation is led by attorneys general from California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Vermont. On…

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Attorney General Consumer Protection News: February 2022

Multistate Actions The $26 billion national opioid agreement was confirmed by the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – and Johnson & Johnson. Fifty-two states and territories have signed onto the agreement. Following successful state sign-on and subdivision sign-on periods, the defendants have committed to the deal and will start releasing…

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Work Smarter, Not Harder: Using Data in Charity Enforcement

Access to information and analysis of data can enable regulators to target enforcement efforts effectively for increased impact. Learn about the kinds of data available, and how it can be used in a major enforcement initiative or in an existing investigation. Hear about some interesting state enforcement efforts using data from state enforcement officials and…
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