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November 22, 2022

Opioid makers agree to restrictions on sales, marketing 

DES MOINES – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has reached a final agreement with opioid makers Teva Pharmaceuticals and Allergan that would provide $42.6 million to the state of Iowa and local governments. 

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November 18, 2022

Lawsuit alleged manure from hog operations in Taylor and Ringgold counties polluted nearby waterway 

DES MOINES – A Taylor County man has agreed to pay $23,000 in penalties and build a manure structure, through a settlement with Attorney General Tom Miller.  The state had alleged that Steven Kerns committed a series of water pollution, manure management and composting violations at two hog feeding operations in Taylor and Ringgold counties.   

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November 15, 2022

Walmart to provide $3.1 billion nationally, improve handling and oversight of opioid prescriptions  

 Attorney General Tom Miller announced today that he and a coalition of attorneys general have reached a $3.1 billion settlement with Walmart to resolve allegations that the company contributed to the opioid crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioids at its stores. The settlement will provide more than $19.9 million to Iowa and will require significant improvements in how Walmart's pharmacies handle opioids.  

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November 14, 2022

Iowa to receive $6.17 million; Google must improve transparency on tracking services 

Attorney General Tom Miller announced today that Iowa, along with 39 other attorneys general, has reached a $391.5 million multistate settlement with Google over its location tracking practices relating to Google Account settings. This is the largest multistate attorney general privacy settlement in the history of the U.S. Iowa will receive $6.17 million from the settlement.  

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November 7, 2022

Iowa to receive $152,000; companies agree to improve data protection practices 

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, along with a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general, announced three multistate settlements with Experian and T-Mobile totaling more than $16 million over data breaches that occurred in 2012 and 2015. The breaches compromised the personal information of millions of consumers, including more than 25,000 Iowans.  

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November 3, 2022

The Billion Pill Pledge program, backed by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, is designed to support patients through surgery and recovery  

DES MOINES - Decatur County Hospital in Leon, Regional Medical Center in Manchester, Cherokee Regional Medical Center, and Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars are the first four hospitals to announce participation in the Billion Pill Pledge program, supported by the Iowa Attorney General’s Office.

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November 2, 2022

Settlements would be the first with retail pharmacy chains 

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and a bipartisan group of attorneys general have reached a settlement in principle with CVS and Walgreens, which would provide $10.7 billion to states and local governments nationally to address the opioid crisis. 

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November 1, 2022

National Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force seeks answers 

Attorney General Tom Miller today announced the national Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force is enforcing investigations into two voice service providers over alleged involvement in illegal robocalls. 

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October 27, 2022

Iowans can dispose of unused medications on Saturday, Oct. 29  

Attorney General Tom Miller encourages Iowans to help curb the state’s opioid epidemic by participating in National Prescription Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 29.  

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October 26, 2022

Governor names assistant AG to Court of Appeals

Attorney General Tom Miller issued the following statement on Gov. Kim Reynolds’ appointment of Assistant Attorney General Tyler Buller as a judge of the Iowa Court of Appeals:

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