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AG targets eight more head shops

Following an undercover investigation, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday announced his office has filed a new lawsuit against Tebb’s Head Shops for the sale of bath salts and synthetic drugs in violation of the state’s labeling laws. Schneiderman ...

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Look Ah Hookah agrees to stop synthetic drug sales

The owner of Look Ah Hookah will no longer sell mislabeled or unlabeled products including synthetic marijuana and other intoxicants. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Thursday that Theresa J. Dyer has signed a consent agreement to permanently remove such ...

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AG’s office wins national award

In recognition of legal excellence in advocacy before the U.S. Supreme Court, the National Association of Attorneys General has honored the New York Attorney General’s Office with its “Best Brief Award” for the current Supreme Court term. The non-partisan organization ...

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Boehner takes hard line on Holder contempt vote

WASHINGTON — Speaker John Boehner demanded Thursday that the Obama administration give in and turn over documents related to a botched gun-tracking operation, insisting that’s the only way to stop a House vote to hold the attorney general in contempt. ...

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Nonprofit legislation might have to wait

Following the work and the report of the New York Attorney General’s Leadership Committee for Nonprofit Revitalization, hopes were high that the AG’s proposed legislation, which included much of the committee’s recommendations, would pass through the Legislature in this session. ...

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New online tool promotes ‘open government’

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is launching “New York Open Government,” an expansion of his office’s Project Sunlight website. The new site (www.nyopengovernment.com) helps voters, the media and government watchdogs hold state government accountable by providing the public with comprehensive, ...

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Cocaine bust nabs 24 Western New Yorkers

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday announced that 24 people were arrested on narcotics trafficking charges in connection with drug distribution networks in Erie, Allegany, Cattaraugus and Genesee counties.   Two indictments are the result of an investigation known ...

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