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For Immediate Release: Monday, September 16, 2019 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein released the following statement in response to news that Purdue has filed for bankruptcy: “Good riddance to Purdue Pharma. The Sackler family sucked billions of dollars out of Purdue and is now throwing the carcass of this drug company into bankruptcy. This is […]

Published: September 16, 2019 Attorney General Josh Stein September 2019 If you own a phone, you’ve probably been annoyed by unending robocalls. When I travel across our state, this is the number one concern people share with me. We’re receiving spam calls at all hours of the day, on our cell phones and our landlines. […]

FDA Vaping Statement

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein released the following statement in response to the FDA’s announcement that it will ban all e-cigarette flavors except tobacco: “Children are vaping because of flavors. The FDA today took an extremely positive step forward that will protect our kids. I applaud the FDA […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein released the following statement on Purdue Pharma negotiations: “If Purdue declares bankruptcy, good riddance to this company that helped create and fuel the largest drug crisis in our nation’s history. Along with many other states, I wasn’t satisfied with Purdue’s position. “I am […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 (RALEIGH) The North Carolina State Crime Laboratory will host its second open house this National Forensic Science Week on Thursday, Sept. 12, to showcase the vital role of forensic science in the criminal justice system. North Carolinians of all ages are welcome to attend the open house, which […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, September 9, 2019 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today obtained a preliminary injunction against Charlotte-area repairman John Jackson and his companies Appliance Maxx, Appliance Max LLC, Professional Appliance Service, Rapid Response Appliance Repair, All Seasons Refrigeration Heating & Cooling, and Star Appliance & HVAC LLC. The injunction, granted by Superior Court […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, September 9, 2019 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that he has launched an investigation into Google to learn more about the company’s business practices. Attorney General Stein is part of a bipartisan coalition of 50 attorneys general investigating whether Google’s actions in the online advertising and search traffic markets […]

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 6, 2019 (RALEIGH) The North Carolina State Crime Laboratory will host open houses on Tuesday, Sept. 10, and Thursday, Sept. 12, to showcase the vital role of forensic science in the criminal justice system as part of National Forensic Science Week. North Carolinians of all ages are welcome to attend […]

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 5, 2019 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that he has reached a $375,000 settlement with Santa Maria McKibbins, D.D.S., and her dental practice, Santa McKibbins Family Dentistry, to resolve allegations involving the submission of false claims to the North Carolina Medicaid program. Today’s action is part of the […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today warned North Carolinians to avoid “Me Too Kits” – a privately sold and tested sexual assault kit for at-home use. Anyone who is the victim of a sexual assault should contact law enforcement or a medical professional. Attorney General Stein is also […]