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Attorney General Stein Takes on National Role in Substance Misuse, Consumer Protection

Release date: 6/2/2017

RALEIGH, NC – Attorney General Josh Stein has been appointed to two national committees within the National Association of Attorneys General. Attorney General Stein will represent North Carolina’s interests on committees related to protecting people from substance misuse and scams, fraud and corporate bad behavior.
 
“Confronting the opioid epidemic that is tearing families apart all across our state is one of my top priorities,” said Attorney General Stein. “At same time, protecting people from scams, fraud and corporate bad actors is an important part of what I do as North Carolina’s Attorney General. I look forward to representing North Carolina nationally on each of these important issues and learning from my colleagues’ ideas and experiences in other states.”
 
Coalitions of state attorneys general often work together to protect consumers. Attorney General Stein has significant expertise in this area, having served as the head of the North Carolina Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Division for eight years. Attorney General Stein has been a leader in bringing awareness to the opioid crisis in North Carolina.

Contact:
Laura Brewer
(919) 716-6484

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