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Press Releases

  • Missouri Attorney General Files Four Civil Lawsuits Against Illicit Massage Businesses Operating in Missouri

    Apr 6, 2021, 12:52 PM by AG Schmitt
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, as part of his Office’s Hope Initiative, today in a press conference announced four civil lawsuits have been filed against illicit massage businesses operating in Missouri. The four illicit massage businesses that were sued are A Little Massage in Laclede County, Blue Lotus Asian Massage in Cole County, Shangri-La Massage in Jackson County, and Ella’s Asian Massage in Clay County. Additionally, Attorney General Schmitt provided an update on the Hope Initiative, which aims to crack down on illicit massage businesses across the state, and the Lee’s Summit Police Department provided an update on an investigation related to the Hope Initiative.
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  • Attorney General Schmitt Kicks Off AG Honors Award with 10 Honorees, Urges Submissions from the Public

    Mar 31, 2021, 14:27 PM by AG Schmitt
    As part of his push to celebrate the State’s Bicentennial, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt launched the Attorney General’s Honors Award, or AG Honors, to recognize citizens from across the state for exceptional service and dedication to their community. Starting earlier this year, the Attorney General’s Office began identifying citizens for the award, and sent an AG Honors Award out to 10 individuals last week.
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  • Federal Appeals Court Sides with Missouri Attorney General’s Office in Fake Meat Labeling Case

    Mar 29, 2021, 15:11 PM by AG Schmitt
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that his Office has prevailed in federal appeals court in the case Turtle Island Foods, SPC v. State of Missouri, otherwise known as the fake meat labeling case. Earlier this morning, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the District Court’s ruling in the Attorney General’s favor.
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