Attorney General Josh Shapiro
Attorney General Josh Shapiro?
What do you do for OAG? Name. Title. Duties.
How do you know Attorney General Josh Shapiro? Josh Shapiro was a co chair of a 24 member reform commission during his time as a state representative which Eric Fillman was chief counsel.
Representing the OAG. "Could I carry the weight of being the AG?"
What is the difference between this job and the ones you held at the District Attorney's Office?
Why did you take this job? What interested you?
What has been an unexpected surprise about this job?
What is the real big challenge you face in your job everyday?
Insight on how drug dealers manufacture the product.
Announcement of legal action against the marketing and sale of opioid pain killers. Investigation background. Perdue failure to come up with meaningful settlement offer.
Perdue opioid epidemic impact and responsibility. Official OAG lawsuit announcement against Perdue-2:18
OAG lawsuit against Perdue detail. "Our lawsuit is the first in the nation to greatly detail how Purdue targeted Pennsylvanians with a sprawling salesforce."
Opioid background and impact by Perdue's behavior. *3:19-5:21: Statistics; drug overdose #1 accidental killer.
Perdue opioid perception. "For them opioids have been a goldmine." 5:52-"The opioid epidemic is man made."
Perdue impact and OAG thoughts. 5:52-"The opioid epidemic is man made." *6:14-Statistics: "Nearly 70 in 100 patience walked away with a prescription for opioids in 2017." 6:52- "Purdue's oxycontin's sole active ingredient, oxycodone, is a molecule nearly identical to heroin.
Perdue tactics; launching a multifaceted illegal effort targeting PA doctors and patience. *Outlined list. Good information throughout.
OAG legal action against Perdue. "We are holding doctors criminally liable when they break the law."
Perdue opioid effect on Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Dr. Beto's actions with Perdue and statistics. Perdue negligence.
Why Perdue changing the opioid perception for market gain was wrong. Background on original opioid usage. "Specifically we alledge, they went after the elderly and veterans."
Perdue marketing. "Specifically we allege, they went after the elderly and veterans." *Number statistics on Perdue sales. "Perdue has soled more than 2.9 million prescriptions."
Perdue and previous lawsuit. And adaption to market creating "pseudo addiction."
Perdue misrepresentation. Perdue violation of the Pennsylvania unfair practices and consumer protection law. 20:00-"Back on May 2nd 2017 I sued Pharma. Legally I've been unable to talk about this suit until today."
OAG Pharma lawsuit goal.
Conclusion. 22:07: "Opioid addiction has savagely inflicted pain on the most vulnerable Pennsylvanians....Perdue owes is the thousands of Pennsylvanians.
Perspective on not being able to arrest our way out of this epidemic.
Perspective on wishing we could love our way out of this epidemic.
"Seatbelts" for digital consumption.
Extreme feelings of technology. "We're not anti-tech."
Marcy Hamilton Victims rally speech. -Window for justice 7:27- ''Thank you to these giants....for validating the victims" 8:07 - Grand Jury report "We got lobbyist, who lobbied for 13 years"
Jamie Dancher's story
Jennifer Storm on OAG efforts.
Marry McKale 00:00:53-"If you don't vote for the bill..you're standing with the predator."
Sean Dockerty 00:00:56-"We're not allowed to offend anybody, but everybody offends us."
Sean Dockerty military story 00:01:04-"Your either gonna stand with us, or we're gonna show the world that you stand with pedophiles."
Governor Tom Wolf
Attorney General Josh Shapiro