Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

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7:26 am
Fri May 22, 2015

DeWine Rejects Third Marijuana Legalization Effort

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.

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2:24 am
Sat April 25, 2015

DeWine Rejects Marijuana Legalization Effort Backed By Former Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate

Charlie Earl is one of the backers of a marijuana legalization effort rejected by Ohio's Attorney General.
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Another marijuana legalization effort in Ohio has missed its initial state hurdle.

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7:26 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Ohio Police Task Force Issues Recommendations

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (r) and Reggie Wilkinson, director of the AG's Advisory Group on Law Enforcement Training, meeting with reporters on Thursday
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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. 

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6:28 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Attorney General Approves Language Of Marijuana Legalization Amendment

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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4:08 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Overdose Antidote Maker Will Give Rebates To Public Agencies

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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.  

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2:21 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Mortgage Settlement Proceeds Fund Blighted Property Demolition

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.

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6:23 am
Fri February 27, 2015

DeWine Rejects Second Marijuana Legalization Proposal

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

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9:45 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

State Officeholders Blast Marijuana Legalization Plans

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (L) and Ohio Auditor David Yost at Thursday's AP forum
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Four state officeholders discussed their positions on various issues Thursday during an Associated Press forum. 

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6:50 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

DeWine Files Another Lawsuit Over Federal Healthcare Law

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

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10:28 am
Mon September 8, 2014

The Candidates For Ohio Attorney General

Mike DeWine (l) and David Pepper (r)

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. 

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6:40 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Nursing Home Owner Indicted On Fraud, Corruption Charges

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

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7:29 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Lawmakers Propose Conflict Of Interest Safeguards For AG's Office

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

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12:50 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Ohio Official Warns Of Home Improvement Scams

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

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7:11 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Attorney General Announces Ban On Drug-Related Chemical Compounds

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

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8:40 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

State Attorneys General Ask Drug Stores To Ban Tobacco Sales

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.

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8:02 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Ballot Language Approved For Ohio "Voters Bill Of Rights"

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

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7:10 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Ohio Attorney General Feeling Better

A spokeswoman for Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he will remain in a Cincinnati hospital overnight after a bout of vertigo. 

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9:58 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Elderly Victims Lose Money In Latest Scam

Attorney General Mike DeWine says seven Ohioans are charged in a scam that targeted senior citizens and even involved someone impersonating DeWine. 

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12:40 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Another Record Year Of Concealed Carry Licenses

Ohio's attorney general reports that more than 145,000 concealed carry licenses were issued in Ohio last year for the largest number issued since licensing began in the state in 2004. 

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12:57 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Settlement Reached In Drug Maker Case

Ohio's attorney general says the state's share of the settlement between Endo Health and the federal government amounts to about $5 million. 

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