Oregon DOJ News

Coalition of 43 AGs Reach $700 Million Nationwide Settlement with Johnson and Johnson over deceptive marketing; Oregon to receive $15 million

Today, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and 42 other attorneys general announced they have reached a $700 million nationwide settlement to resolve allegations related to the marketing of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder and body powder products that contained talc. As its share of the settlement, (which is pending judicial approval), Oregon will receive approximately $15… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release, News on June 11, 2024

Oregon Joins Federal Antitrust Lawsuit Against Live Nation

Suit Alleges Live Nation Illegally Monopolizes the Live Entertainment Industry Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has joined the US Department of Justice (USDOJ) and AGs from 29 states and the District of Columbia in filing an antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., which owns Ticketmaster, alleging that the company illegally monopolizes the live entertainment industry. Filed… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release, News on May 23, 2024

Oregon DOJ Concludes OLCC Investigation; Criminal Charges not Warranted

Salem, Ore. – In a letter to Governor Tina Kotek today, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced that, after thoroughly investigating allegations that employees of the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) improperly used their positions to obtain in-demand bottles of bourbon, the Oregon Department of Justice has concluded that criminal charges are not warranted. The summary… View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on May 13, 2024

Attorney General Rosenblum Announces $10.25 Million National Settlement With Wireless Carriers Over Their Deceptive And Misleading Advertising Practices

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced a $10.25 million, 50-jurisdiction settlement with AT&T Mobility, LLC, Cricket Wireless, LLC, T-Mobile USA, Inc., Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless, and TracFone Wireless, Inc. (collectively, the “Wireless Carriers”), which resolves the state attorneys general investigations into the Wireless Carriers’ deceptive and misleading advertising practices. Oregon will receive $362,838.66 for its portion of the settlement. “Mobile phones are… View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on May 9, 2024

AG Rosenblum Marks National Fentanyl Awareness Day, Urges Parents and Educators to Know the Dangers, Share Resources

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is marking National Fentanyl Awareness Day today, May 7, by urging parents, educators, and community leaders to amplify a campaign that seeks to address the fentanyl addiction and overdose crises, here in Oregon and across the nation. In 2023 there were over 70,000 deaths in the U.S. on account of overdoses… View Article

Posted in Media Release on May 7, 2024