Monthly Archives November 2012

Bullock Urges Canadian Health Officials to Rethink Generic Oxycodone

Bullock Urges Canadian Health Officials to Rethink Generic Oxycodone

Attorney General Steve Bullock today sent a letter to Canadian Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq asking her to reconsider her agency’s decision to allow generic oxycodone to be manufactured and sold in Canada.

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Bullock Joins National Effort to Extend Tax Relief for Distressed Homeowners

Bullock Joins National Effort to Extend Tax Relief for Distressed Homeowners

Attorney General Steve Bullock has joined a national effort by state attorneys general to urge Congress to extend tax relief for consumers who have their mortgage debt canceled or forgiven because of financial hardship or a decline in the value of their homes.

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Canadian Man Arrested in Whitefish in Connection with Child Abduction

Canadian Man Arrested in Whitefish in Connection with Child Abduction

A Canadian man, Robert Barnett, was arrested in a vehicle in Whitefish, Montana, this morning at approximately 6:45 a.m. Barnett was the subject of an AMBER Alert that was issued by Canadian authorities yesterday, after he allegedly abducted his three-year-old son during a supervised visitation in Fernie, B.C.

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Bullock Joins 37 Attorneys General in $90 Million Settlement with Pharmaceutical Co.

Bullock Joins 37 Attorneys General in $90 Million Settlement with Pharmaceutical Co.

Attorney General Steve Bullock today announced that he and 37 other attorneys general have reached a $90 million Consent Judgment with GlaxoSmithKline LLC to resolve allegations that the drug company unlawfully promoted its diabetes drug, Avandia.

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Bullock Urges Federal Support for Programs to Combat Human Trafficking

Bullock Urges Federal Support for Programs to Combat Human Trafficking

Attorney General Steve Bullock today joined 45 other state and territorial attorneys general in sending a letter to congressional leaders urging them to adequately fund programs to combat human trafficking and modern-day slavery.

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