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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 >


McDaniel Announces $11 Million Settlement With Drug Manufacturer Merck

February 07, 2008

LITTLE ROCK - Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced that the Arkansas Medicaid program will receive $11,371,948 as part of two separate global settlements totaling $649 million with Merck & Co., Inc.. The settlements involve 49 …   - Read More >


McDaniel Files Suit against Deceptive Veterans Charity

December 13, 2007

LITTLE ROCK-Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced the filing of a consumer protection lawsuit against a Washington State-based organization which calls itself The American Veterans Coalition ("AVC"). The lawsuit alleges that AVC …   - Read More >


McDaniel Files Suit Against Ferrellgas

December 04, 2007

Deceptive Trade Practices Alleged

 

LITTLE ROCK- Yesterday, the Attorney General's office, on behalf of the State of Arkansas and 45,000 Arkansas Ferrellgas customers, filed suit against Ferrellgas for violations of the Arkansas …   - Read More >