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NAAG’s First In-Person Meeting for 2021 Focused On Combatting Sexual and Domestic Violence And Supporting Victims

The National Association of Attorneys General (“NAAG”), the nonpartisan organization for the state attorneys general and their staff, held its first in person meeting for the past two years on August 24 and 25, 2021 in Richmond, Virginia. Hosted by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, the meeting focused on combatting sexual and domestic violence with…

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Is Cooperative Federalism Attainable in Cannabis Regulation? AG Weiser Seems to Think So.

It is not uncommon for state attorneys general (“AGs”) to weigh in on proposed federal legislation, particularly where states’ interests are implicated.  In certain situations, state AGs may wish to alert Congress that they are intruding on an area of law traditionally left to the states.  In other situations, state AGs may expressly invite federal cooperation and partnership.

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After Initial Rejection, Ohio AG Certifies Marijuana Legalization Law, But the Damage May Already Be Done

By: Mira Baylson, Meghan Stoppel, and Gianna Puccinelli Marijuana legalization activists have finally won the support of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost (R).  On Friday August 20, AG Yost approved summary language in a petition submission for a proposed law, the “Act to Control and Regulate Adult Use Cannabis,” penned by the Coalition to Regulate…

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