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Attorney General DeWine Announces $1 Million Settlement with Tobacco Maker

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said today that the state has reached an agreement with Grand River Enterprises Six Nations LTD in which Grand River deposited into a state escrow account $984,185; paid penalties and post-judgment interest of $1,052,000 to the state General Revenue Fund; and paid attorney fees and costs of $82,000 to his office.


Attorney General DeWine and Agencies Conduct Dayton-Area Prescription Drug Raid

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine was on site today for a multi-jurisdictional search for evidence of possible prescription drug abuse, health care fraud, medical board violations, and money laundering at three locations in Clark and Montgomery Counties.


Attorney General and U.S. DEA Partner with Outdoor Advertising Association of Ohio on Drug Take Back Day Billboard Campaign

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and representatives from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Outdoor Advertising Association of Ohio today unveiled an electronic billboard PSA campaign to remind Ohioans to dispose of unused and expired medications on National Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 29, 2011.


Attorney General DeWine, Five States Request U.S. Supreme Court Grant Review in Asian Carp Lawsuit

Five states including Ohio today requested that the United States Supreme Court grant review of a district court’s denial of their motion for a preliminary injunction in the states’ invasive species lawsuit. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and four other attorneys general filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari requesting the Court “grant review and reverse to abate an imminent threat to one of the most precious freshwater ecosystems in the world.”


Akron Dry Cleaning Business to Pay Penalty for Violating Ohio's Environmental Laws

In a settlement with Ohio EPA and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, the owner of Belle-Aire Cleaners in Akron agreed to pay a $10,000 penalty for violating Ohio's air pollution control laws at a dry cleaning business located at 649 Storer Avenue.


43 Law Enforcement Officers Receive Awards at 2011 Ohio Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Conference

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that 43 law enforcement officers and several task forces were recognized with awards at the 2011 Ohio Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Conference.

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