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New Jersey Attorney General Stepping Down to Join SEC

New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal is resigning to join the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) as Director of the Division of Enforcement on July 26, 2021. AG Gurbir, the first Sikh to hold a State AG’s office in the United States, has been in office since January 2018, when he was appointed by New Jersey…

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Buy One, Do Not Get One Free: New Jersey Attorney General Says No More Free Marijuana Gifts with Purchase

New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal issued cease and desist letters to four businesses warning that offering free “gifts” of marijuana or cannabis items with purchases of other products may violate the state Consumer Fraud Act (“CFA”). In the letters to com, LLC, Sky High Munchies LLC, Slumped Kitchen LLC, and West Winds Wellness, AG Grewal…

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Subcontractor Nabbed Submitting Invoices with Inflated Work Hours, Pays $1.875 Million to Settle with Three States

New York AG Letitia James, Massachusetts AG Maura Healey, and New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal reached a settlement with public works contractor V.J. Associates Inc. and its affiliates (collectively “VJA”) to resolve allegations that it submitted inflated time-and-expense reports on state projects.

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Not in New Jersey: Online Gun Retailer Agrees Not to Ship Ghost Guns into Garden State

New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal reached a settlement with online gun retailer James Tromblee, Jr. d/b/a U.S. Patriot Armory and individuals and corporations involved in the alleged conduct (collectively, “U.S. Patriot Armory”) to resolve allegations that it violated the state’s Consumer Fraud Act, regulations regarding hazardous products and advertising, and a 2018 cease and desist…

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