Articles Tagged with attorney general

Energy Drink Lawsuit: Do 5-Hour Energy’s Ads Mislead?

5-Hour Energy targeted in false advertising energy drink lawsuit

Three states have now joined together in suing Living Essentials, the makers of 5-Hour Energy. The energy drink lawsuit claims that the company’s ads are deceptive and deliberately misleading. A spokesperson for Living Essentials says that it’s not true, and that they’ll fight the lawsuit. According to Reuters, Washington, Oregon, and Vermont have already filed… Read more »

Elderly Man Faces Decade In Prison For Growing Marijuana For Medicinal Purposes

Larry Harvey

Federal authorities are seeking lengthy prison term for a rural elderly man growing marijuana for medicinal purposes. Pot dispensaries are now commonplace in Washington, the state is currently in the process of licensing residents to grow and sell recreational marijuana. Despite the marijuana business set to thrive in Washington, five Spokane residents will soon enter… Read more »

Eric Holder Hospitalized After Shortness Of Breath Incident At Meeting

eric holder chest pains

UPDATE – Attorney General Eric Holder underwent further evaluation at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and has now been released. Additional information about the federal official’s condition is expected to be forthcoming from the Department of Justice. Eric Holder, 63, told staffers at the meeting that he was not feeling well around 9:30 am. The Attorney… Read more »

Arkansas Armed Teachers Idea Shot Down By Attorney General

Arkansas Armed Teachers Plan Nixed By State's AG

Arkansas armed teacher plans have been shot down by Dustin McDaniel, the state’s attorney general, according to a Friday report from The Associated Press via USA Today. The plan, championed by Clarksville School District superintendent David Hopkins, would have armed 20 teachers and staff with 9mm handguns. Identities of the teachers would have (obviously) been… Read more »