Latest Florida Attorney General's Office News

6 US states accuse opioid maker Purdue of fueling overdoses

May. 15, 2018 4:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six U.S. states on Tuesday sued the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths. Drugmaker Purdue Pharma minimized risks and overstated benefits of long-term use of narcotic opioids, according to a civil complaint filed...

The Latest: Federal court sides with Florida in voting case

Apr. 25, 2018 8:31 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on restoring voting rights to felons after they leave prison in Florida (all times local): 8 p.m. A federal appeals court says Florida does not have to immediately overhaul its process for restoring voting rights to former prisoners. A three judge panel of the...