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MCDANIEL SETTLES CLAIMS AGAINST EXPRESS SCRIPTS INC.

May 27, 2008

LITTLE ROCK-Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas joined 29 states and the District of Columbia in entering into a settlement of consumer protection claims against Express Scripts, Inc., one of the nation's largest …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES MERCK SETTLEMENT RESOLVING A THREE-YEAR INVESTIGATION INTO THE COMPANYS MARKETING OF VIOXX

May 20, 2008

Arkansas and 29 other states share in $58 million settlement

LITTLE ROCK-Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today announced that his office, along with 29 other states, reached a settlement with Merck and Company, Inc. resolving a …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL TESTIFIES BEFORE U.S. HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON BYRNE GRANTS

May 20, 2008

LITTLE ROCK- Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel testified before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, on H.R. 3546, a bill to authorize the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERALS OF 49 STATES ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT WITH FACEBOOK TO MAKE SITE SAFER FOR UNDERAGE USERS

May 08, 2008

LITTLE ROCK- The attorneys general of 49 states and the District of Columbia today announced that Facebook has agreed to changes to better protect children from predators and inappropriate content and to participate in a task force on …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL DUSTIN MCDANIEL UNVEILS BE STREET SMART

April 11, 2008

ATTORNEY GENERAL DUSTIN MCDANIEL UNVEILS
"BE STREET SMART"

Website, PSA's to Help Educate Arkansas' Youth

LITTLE ROCK- Today, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced the launch of a new initiative and website called, "Be …   - Read More >


McDaniel on Payday Lenders: A Good Start, But a Long Way to Go

April 08, 2008

LITTLE ROCK- Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced a large response to the 156 letters sent March 18th to licensed payday lenders demanding they cease illegal lending practices in Arkansas.

As of today, the Attorney General's …   - Read More >


McDaniel Demands Termination of Payday Lending in Arkansas

March 19, 2008

LITTLE ROCK- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he is sending letters to "payday lending" businesses operating under a license in Arkansas, asking them to stop the practice immediately. McDaniel defines "payday" lending …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL MCDANIEL SUES ABBOTT AND FOURNIER FOR ILLEGIALLY BLOCKING GENERIC COMPETITION TO TRICOR

March 19, 2008

LITTLE ROCK- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the State of Arkansas has joined 18 other states and the District of Columbia in filing a lawsuit charging Abbott Laboratories and French drug company Fournier with …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL DUSTIN MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT OF ANTITRUST LAWSUIT AGAINST BARR PHARMACEUTICALS

February 26, 2008

Little Rock, AR - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced the settlement of a lawsuit against the drug company, Barr Pharmaceuticals. The lawsuit, joined by thirty-three other states, and the District of Columbia, alleged that Barr …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL JOINS 28 OTHER ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN SETTLING CONSUMER PROTECTION CLAIMS AGAINST CAREMARK

February 15, 2008

LITTLE ROCK- Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced that he along with Attorneys General from 28 other states, entered into a settlement of consumer protection claims against Caremark Rx, L.L.C., one of the nation's largest …   - Read More >