The Anchorage, Alaska office of Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, along with the law firms Miner, Barnhill & Galland and Keller Rohrback LLP,  serves as outside counsel to the State of Alaska in litigation relating to the youth vaping and e-cigarette crisis.  On November 24, 2020, the State filed a complaint against Juul Labs, Inc. and the Altria Group, Inc., the parent company of Philip Morris USA and a major investor in Juul Labs, Inc., alleging that these defendants created and maintained a dramatic rise in youth use of e-cigarettes and resulting public health crisis.  A copy of the complaint can be found here.  A copy of the press release issued by the Alaska Department of Law regarding the filing of the complaint can be found here.