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State, Ohio Fresh Eggs Settle Violations and Contempt Charges

COLUMBUS – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) announced today that the State of Ohio has entered into a proposed consent order with Ohio Fresh Eggs, LLC (OFE) of 11212 Croton Road in Croton, Ohio.


Ohio Attorney General DeWine Addresses Ohio Chiefs of Police During National Crime Victims' Rights Week

Newark – Attorney General Mike DeWine today spoke at the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police in-service and annual conference. The visit coincides with the observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which takes place April 10-16.


'Grandparent Scams' Target Ohioans, Attorney General DeWine Warns

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warned today that grandparents across the state are losing money to scam artists posing as grandchildren.


DeWine Supports Creation of 'Whistleblower Protection Law' for Ohio

Columbus – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced his support of a state False Claims Act (FCA) being introduced by state Senators Jim Hughes (R-Columbus) and Scott Oelslager (R- North Canton). Often known as a "whistleblower protection law," the proposed legislation would encourage those with knowledge of fraud involving Ohio funds to come forward.


DeWine Announces Cyber Safety Initiatives, Highlights Attorney General's Office Activities to Help Parents and Kids

Akron – As part of his recognition of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today addressed a bullying summit and crime victims' luncheon in Akron.  At the events, DeWine discussed his mission to protect Ohio families – especially children, through his office's increased efforts to tackle cyber safety issues.


Ohio Attorney General DeWine Joins Others in Asking Pabst to Change the Formulation and Marketing of "Blast"

Columbus – Attorney General Mike DeWine, along with fifteen other states, Guam, and the City of San Francisco, today issued a letter to Pabst Brewing Company, asking the beer manufacturer to change the formulation and the marketing of its new alcoholic beverage, "Blast." Promoted under the Colt 45 label, Blast is sold in 23.5-ounce containers at 12 percent alcohol by volume with marketing that appeals to young adults.


Attorney General Issues Certification of Senate Bill 5 Referendum Summary Language

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today issued certification of the summary language for one of the two referenda seeking the repeal of Senate Bill 5. The certification was issued today in a letter delivered to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted.


Attorney General DeWine Warns Sony PlayStation Users to be Vigilant

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned users of Sony's PlayStation Network and Qriocity to monitor their bank accounts and to watch for email scams in the wake of the announcement from Sony Computer Entertainment of America that user account information was compromised.


Attorney General DeWine Warns of Door-to-Door Home Improvement Sales

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers to be wary of home improvement contractors who come to their doors offering their services.


Attorney General DeWine Urges Ohioans to Drop Off Medicines on Drug Take Back Day

(COLUMBUS) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine urged Ohioans to take the opportunity to properly dispose of unused prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, 2011.

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