Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is investigating whether Wright State University in Dayton and its consultant violated lobbying laws when the school paid him nearly 2 million dollars without prior approval from the state Controlling Board.

The group working to get a marijuana legalization issue on the fall ballot has passed the next step in a separate effort to have some related crimes expunged.

An anti-abortion group is calling on Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine to file a motion with the U.S. Supreme Court to rehear the case that ended up legalizing same-sex marriage.

Many counties around the state are already issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples following the Supreme Court’s historic ruling. 

Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected a petition for the third proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana, saying the proposed summary of the so-called Cannabis Control Amendment contains too many inconsistencies regarding restrictions on minors.


Another marijuana legalization effort in Ohio has missed its initial state hurdle.

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An Ohio police relations task force is recommending the state boost the minimum number of required training hours for officers and use stricter screening for applicants. 

The campaign to get a marijuana legalization amendment on the statewide ballot is moving forward, now that the Attorney General has approved the amendment’s language. 

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  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the manufacturer of a drug overdose antidote will provide rebates for public agencies buying the drug over the next year.  

Nearly 15-thousand blighted properties around Ohio have been demolished in the past two years under a program aimed at benefiting areas affected by foreclosures.


For the second time this month, a campaign seeking to legalize marijuana has failed to clear a legal hurdle. 

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Four state officeholders discussed their positions on various issues Thursday during an Associated Press forum. 

Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has again taken the lead in filing a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act.

The Candidates For Ohio Attorney General

Sep 8, 2014

While the governor’s race is getting most of the attention in this election year, there are four other statewide offices that will be on the ballot. 

The owner of a Zanesville nursing home faces dozens of criminal charges after an investigation revealed allegations of corrupt activity and fraud. 

The Ohio Attorney General often uses private law firms to handle cases on behalf of the state.

Ohio's attorney general warns consumers about spring home improvement scams. Mike DeWine says warmer weather brings more door-to-door sales. 

Attorney General Announces Ban On Drug-Related Chemical Compounds

Apr 17, 2014

The state says a new rule has gone into effect in Ohio that permanently bans two new chemicals abused as illegal synthetic drugs.

State Attorneys General Ask Drug Stores To Ban Tobacco Sales

Mar 17, 2014

Attorneys general from 28 states and U.S. territories have written to the chief executives of major U.S. pharmacy chains urging them to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.

Ballot Language Approved For Ohio "Voters Bill Of Rights"

Mar 10, 2014

An Ohio group has been cleared to continue its effort to guarantee what it calls certain voter protections in the state constitution.