U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Jan 7, 2020

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.

Oct 13, 2019

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.

Sep 17, 2019

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.

Jul 30, 2019

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.

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Jul 26, 2019

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.

Jun 27, 2019

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.

Oct 30, 2017

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.

Oct 9, 2017

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.

Apr 14, 2015

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.

Dec 30, 2014

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.

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Dec 9, 2014

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.

Former Arizona lawmaker Laura Knaperek receives chemotherapy for cancer. (Photo by Gary Grado/Arizona Capitol Times)
Sep 29, 2014

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.