Attorney General files suit against vaping companies
Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed suit Tuesday against two companies that make vaping products, charging that they have illegally targeted teens and mislead consumers about the amount of addictive nicotine in their products.
Court rules faulty implants doesn’t give patients right to sue
Just because a silicone breast implant ruptures does not give the patient the right to sue, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Public’s right to know about executions limited to official record
Arizonans have no legal right to know where the state obtains drugs to execute inmates, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday.
State to move cautiously on resuming executions
Mark Brnovich may want Arizona to resume the execution of its death row inmates, but a spokesman for the attorney general said whether that occurs is up to the executive branch.
Brnovich urges Ducey to start executions again in Arizona
Now that the federal government plans to resume capital punishment, Arizona should as well, according to Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Opioid crisis fix attracts foreign counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs
Based on our counterfeit opioid drug crises, it’s important to “know your source” when it comes to your medication and beware of advertisers offering large discounts on foreign prescription drugs. Lawmakers and citizens should be skeptical of any proposals to “legally” allow the foreign importation of prescription drugs into the U.S. and placing Americans at risk.
Opioid manufacturer’s founder steps down from company board
The founder of a Chandler manufacturer of opioids who was indicted last week is stepping down from his seat on the board of directors.
Goldwater Institute seeks FDA details on accessing untested drugs
The Goldwater Institute goes to court today in a bid to force the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to cough up details on how dying people can get access to unapproved medicines.
Ducey veto of powdered alcohol ban clears way for sale in Arizona
In his veto letter for HB2178, Ducey said he has seen no evidence that the bill is necessary.
Schools, same sex marriage, ‘dreamers’ win in court
Courts in 2014 struck down Arizona laws by siding with gays, abortion providers, and illegal immigrants. Public school students also got a big win in court, but that case probably won’t be resolved any time soon.
U.S. Supreme Court to address Arizona abortion case
The U.S. Supreme Court is going to decide Friday whether to hear a dispute over Arizona’s requirement for doctors to use federal standards in administering medication abortions.
Battling cancer, former lawmaker advocates for ‘Right to Try’ measure
It’s been 28 days since her last infusion of powerful chemicals to fight her cancer and Laura Knaperek settles in for another one. She’s not letting up on her political consulting tasks, one of which is leading one of two campaigns to pass Proposition 303.