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AG Yost Secures $679.6 Million for Opioid Recovery From Settlement With 2 Drug Makers, 2 Pharmacies

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 21 other attorneys general have secured final approval of a combined $17.3 billion settlement that will hold drug makers Teva and Allergan and pharmacies CVS and Walgreens accountable for their role in the opioid-addiction crisis and help pay for ongoing recovery efforts.


DNA Technology Links Suspect to Second Child Homicide in Boardman Township During 1970s

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined Boardman Township Chief of Police Todd Werth and Mahoning County Prosecuting Attorney Gina DeGenova to announce the identification of a suspect in a 1975 cold case homicide.


AG Yost Recovers Donations from Phony Charity Claiming to Benefit East Palestine

Under a settlement reached with the Ohio Clean Water Fund, the sham charity must turn over more than $131,000 in pocketed donations so the money truly does benefit East Palestine residents, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


AG Yost Announces $102 Million Settlement with Maker of Opioid Addiction Treatment Drug in Antitrust Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 41 of his counterparts today announced a $102.5 million multistate settlement with the maker of Suboxone – Indivior Inc. – for violations of state and federal antitrust laws.


Petition Summary Rejected Over Vague, Confusing, Contradictory Language

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the petition summary of a proposed constitutional amendment, titled “Protecting Ohioans’ Constitutional Rights,” which seeks to add a Section 22 to Article I of the Ohio Constitution.


Judge Fines Bad Home-Improvement Contractor for 71 Violations of Ohio Consumer Laws

A Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge has ordered a northeast Ohio home-improvement contractor who broke Ohio’s consumer protection laws at least 71 times to pay $625,873 in restitution to 19 consumers he defrauded, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Attorney General Yost Issues Annual Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the 2022 Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report in recognition of National Missing Children’s Day, which occurs annually on May 25.


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