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.
Alaska Seeks Justice Against JUUL and Altria for Their Role in Causing the Youth E-Cigarette Crisis
December 1, 2020