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The Ohio Attorney General’s Office works with local, state and national media, providing reporters with information on the office’s many initiatives and activities. For more information, please contact the Communications Section at 614-466-3840, or check out the Media Contacts webpage.

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AG Yost's Statement on OSHA's Decision to Withdraw Vaccine Mandate

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement on today's decision by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to withdraw its emergency vaccine mandate order for businesses with 100 or more employees that was issued on Nov. 5, 2021. 

1/25/2022

AG Yost’s Drug Dropoff Day Elicits More Than 700 Pounds of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s second Drug Dropoff Day – held Saturday Jan. 22 at three sites in Clark and Montgomery counties – yielded 710 pounds of unused and expired prescription medications and medical sharps, reinforcing the tremendous value of such public safeguarding events.

1/24/2022

AG Yost Reaches Settlement with Volkswagen Over Vehicle Emissions

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with Volkswagen over claims the auto manufacturer violated state environmental laws by manipulating the computer software in its vehicles to mask nitrogen dioxide emissions.

1/21/2022

Attorney General Yost Asks FDA to Protect State Regulation of Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

A bipartisan coalition of 42 states and territories co-led by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to preserve states’ authority to enforce their consumer protection laws in the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids.

1/18/2022

AG Yost Helps Secure Lifetime Ban of Martin Shkreli from Pharmaceutical Industry, $65 Million Penalty

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that a federal court has ruled in favor of Ohio, six other states and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in finding that convicted criminal Martin Shkreli engaged in illegal and monopolistic behavior when he served Vyera Pharmaceuticals and its parent company, Phoenixus AG.

1/14/2022

Attorney General Yost Announces $1.85 Billion Settlement with Student Loan Servicer Navient

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, along with 38 attorneys general, announced today that Navient, one of the nation’s largest student loan servicers, has agreed to a $1.85 billion settlement over allegations that it engaged in predatory practices.

1/13/2022

At Annual Human Trafficking Summit, Yost Announces Seed Money for New 'John Schools'

At his third annual Human Trafficking Summit this morning, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced his office’s creation of a guide for courts and communities seeking to establish “john schools” and grants to help fund 10 such programs throughout the state.

1/13/2022

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