Some might have the mistaken impression that State AGs rarely delve into health related cases, believing them to be largely preempted by the FDA. However, these days there is little doubt that the Attorneys General are able to wield their Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practice laws with considerable weight in the health realm. As the

November has been an active month in the years-long litigation of opioid manufacturers — and it hasn’t been good for the theories put forth by Attorneys General and local governments.  On November 1, Orange County Judge Peter Wilson, in litigation brought by Orange, Santa Clara, and Los Angeles Counties, along with the City of Oakland,