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Congressional Efforts to Combat New Street Drug Threat Earn Bipartisan AG Support

A bipartisan coalition of 39 AGs sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging the swift passage of the Combatting Illicit Xylazine Act, which would provide resources to fight the recent uptick in overdoses and deaths caused by use of the street drug. Xylazine is manufactured for use as a non-opioid veterinary tranquilizer for large animals,…

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Google Settles with Five States Over Location Tracking Practices

A group of five AGs announced a multistate settlement with Google over allegations that it violated state consumer protection laws by misleading consumers about its location tracking practices. The settlement resolves allegations that Google caused confusion to users regarding the data collected through its “Location History” and “Web & App Activity” app settings, as well…

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National Association of Attorneys General Elects Ohio AG Dave Yost as President

Ohio AG Dave Yost was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) in an unanimous vote that took place during the NAAG Capital Forum in Washington, D.C. Yost previously served as chair of NAAG’s Midwestern Region and was nominated for the presidency by his colleagues in the region. Yost has served as…

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New Hampshire AG Recovers $25 Million from Monsanto for Waterways

On February 22, 2022, New Hampshire AG John M. Formella announced the $25 million settlement of a suit against the Monsanto Company, Solutia Inc., and Pharmacia, LLC (collectively “Monsanto”). The suit, filed in the Superior Court of Merrimack County, alleges the contamination of numerous state waters and other state-owned property by polychlorinated biphenyl (“PCB”).

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