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Tim Fox elected president of National Association of Attorneys General

December 12, 2019 – Montana Attorney General Tim Fox was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) during its Capital Forum on December 9th-11th. As he serves as the association president, Fox says his initiative will be “transformational leadership and civility.” “I am humbled beyond words that my fellow state, territorial, and… Read more »

Minnesota sues e-cigarette maker Juul over youth vaping rise

December 4, 2019 – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison sued Juul Labs on Wednesday, accusing the e-cigarette maker of unlawfully targeting young people with its products to get a new generation addicted to nicotine. The lawsuit filed in Hennepin County District Court in Minneapolis seeks to force Juul to stop marketing to young people; fund… Read more »

Attorney General Racine Leads 12-State Coalition to Ensure Workers can Resolve Employment Disputes Fairly and Quickly in Arbitration

November 12, 2019 – Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 12 state Attorneys General calling on the nation’s leading arbitration firms to provide information about obstacles workers face in resolving employment-related disputes. In the letters sent to the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS), the Attorneys… Read more »

Nevada Attorney General warns of cyber-scams targeting children

October 30, 2019 – The Nevada Attorney General’s office is warning families about cyber-scams that target children. Scammers may use apps, games and social networking sites to get kids to share confidential information, Aaron Ford’s office said in a statement. False ads can offer cheap or free items or a scholarship. Some scams also use… Read more »

47 attorneys general are investigating Facebook for antitrust violations

October 22, 2019 – New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday that 47 attorneys general from states and U.S. territories plan to take part in a New York-led antitrust probe into Facebook. Shares of Facebook fell 3.9% on the news. The multistate investigation was announced in September with participation from seven other states,… Read more »

CCPA Alert: California Attorney General Releases Draft Regulations

October 14, 2019 – On October 10, 2019, the California Attorney General released the highly anticipated draft regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The regulations focus heavily on three main areas: 1) notices to consumers, 2) consumer requests and 3) verification requirements. While the regulations focus heavily on these three topics, they also… Read more »