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DeWine Joins Attorneys General in Urging Hollywood to End Smoking in Youth-Rated Films

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined Attorneys General from 37 states and territories in calling for the end of smoking being depicted in youth-rated films. The request was made in a letter sent to the chairmen and CEOs of ten major motion picture studios.

5/10/2012

DeWine Joins Attorneys General in Urging Congress to Raise Cap on Crime Victims Fund

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined Attorneys General from 45 States, 4 Territories, and the District of Columbia in urging Congress to increase the Cap on the Crime Victims Fund. The request was made in a letter sent to the leaders of the House and Senate Subcommittees on Commerce, Justice, and Science.

5/8/2012

DeWine Joins 53 Other Attorneys General in Fight Against Robo-Calls to Cell Phones

Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined 53 other attorneys general in a letter to Congress asking it to oppose legislation targeting consumers' telephone privacy.  The "Mobile Informational Call Act of 2011" [H.R. 3035] would amend the Communications Act of 1934 and allow for robo-calling to all cell phones, leaving consumers to foot the bill, DeWine said. For example, debt collectors and other businesses could place automated "informational" calls to cell phones, which would have an impact on those who pay by the minute or have a limited number of minutes available.

12/7/2011

DeWine Attends Opening Arguments Session Before U.S. Supreme Court Regarding Constitutionality of Health Care Act

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine was in attendance this morning for day one of the oral arguments in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in the challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often referred to as "Obamacare."

3/26/2012

DeWine Applauds Bill to Make Bath Salts a Controlled Substance

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Attorney General Mike DeWine applauded the efforts of State Rep. Clayton Luckie, D-Dayton, on the bill he introduced today to make certain chemicals found in bath salts a Schedule I controlled substance under Ohio law.

3/1/2011

DeWine Announces Top Five Cyber Fraud Trends; Kicks off National Consumer Protection Week

In kicking off National Consumer Protection Week, March 4-10, 2012, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans about top cyber fraud trends.  

3/5/2012

DeWine Announces Settlement With Major Loan Servicers; Foreclosure-Related Assistance Coming for Ohioans

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio is part of the joint federal-state settlement of $25 billion with five of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers over foreclosure abuses, fraud, and unacceptable mortgage practices.

2/9/2012

DeWine Announces Funds, Personnel to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that his office is dedicating new personnel and funds to help fight Ohio's prescription drug abuse problem.

2/9/2011

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.

4/12/2011

DeWine Announces $15 Million Settlement for Ohio in Medicaid Fraud Case

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has reached a settlement with Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.

9/13/2011
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