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AG Yost Announces $103 Million Multistate Settlement with Avanir Pharmaceuticals

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined other states and the federal government in announcing a settlement with Avanir Pharmaceuticals over allegations that the company paid kickbacks to medical professionals and engaged in off-label marketing tactics to promote its flagship drug Neudexta unlawfully.

9/30/2019

AG Yost Tells Petition Disruptors to ‘Knock it Off’ Following Reports of Harassment

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today cautioned that his office will not tolerate harassment and intimidation in the state’s petition process.  

9/30/2019

Yost Convenes Facial-Recognition Task Force Meeting

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today empaneled an advisory committee to review Ohio’s facial-recognition database.

9/23/2019

Statement From AG Yost on Sentencing of Cop Killer

The following statement may be attributed to Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost regarding today’s sentencing of the man who murdered Clermont County Deputy Bill Brewer.

9/23/2019

AG Yost Sues Gravestone Business for Consumer Refunds of $50K

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is seeking refunds of $50,000 from a Dayton gravestone business accused of ripping off customers.

9/17/2019

AG Yost Announces Enforcement Action Against Jefferson County Polluter

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced aggressive enforcement measures to prevent a Jefferson County landfill from illegally dumping industrial wastewater into the environment.

9/17/2019

Statement From AG Yost on Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Filing

The following statement may be attributed to Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost regarding Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing.

9/16/2019

104 Arrests Made in Central Ohio Human Trafficking Sting

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Columbus Division of Police Interim Chief Thomas Quinlan and Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Director Sgt. Mark Rapp today announced the culmination of a human trafficking operation.

9/13/2019

Attorney General Dave Yost Statement on U.S. District Court Negotiating Class Ruling

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement regarding U.S. District Judge Daniel Polster’s ruling allowing the negotiation class in the opioid litigation before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

9/12/2019

Youngstown Businessman Pleads Guilty to Attempted Bribery

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that a Mahoning County businessman, Ray Briya, has pleaded guilty to five felony charges for bribing public officials from the city of Youngstown.

9/10/2019
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