Attorney General Paxton joined 16 states in urging the U.S. Department of State to take a tougher approach to stemming the influx of deadly fentanyl into our country, causing the deaths of thousands of Americans.
AG Paxton Obtains $2 Million Judgment Against Happie Hippie Smoke Shop for Selling Illegal Synthetic Drugs
“My office will continue to use all legal means possible to protect Texans and their families from the scourge of synthetic drugs,” Attorney General Paxton said. “As evidenced by the outcome of this latest case, businesses that sell synthetic drugs will be held accountable.”
AG Paxton Halts Sale of Illegal Synthetic Drugs in $2.5 Million Settlement with Houston Smoke Shop
Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that his office, in coordination with Harris County and the city of Houston, obtained a permanent injunction to shut down Fantasy Smoking and Accessories, which sold synthetic cannabinoids without disclosing that the substances are illegal and potentially dangerous. Store owners Glenn and Judy Cohen will pay more than $2.5 million in a final settlement.
AG Paxton: Permanent Injunction Ends Illegal Sale of Synthetic Drugs by San Antonio Convenience Store
“My office will not tolerate synthetic drugs being marketed as safe and legal substances when they present such devastating health risks to users” Attorney General Paxton said. “My office will do everything within its power to protect Texans from this growing threat.”
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the City of Houston File Suit to Stop the Sale of Dangerous Synthetic Drugs at Houston Convenience Store
The Texas Attorney General’s Office today announced a lawsuit, filed jointly with the Harris County Attorney’s Office and City of Houston, against 2709 Broadway, Inc. and its owner, Layth Omran, for distributing products containing synthetic marijuana, a dangerous substance that has been linked to overdoses, serious injuries and even deaths.