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Phoenix Man Accused of Transporting 30 Pounds of Meth

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced 38-year-old Sergio Ortiz-Godinez, of Phoenix, was charged with Conspiracy, Illegally Conducting an Enterprise, Transportation of a Dangerous Drug (methamphetamine) for Sale, Possession of a Dangerous Drug (methamphetamine) for Sale, Possession of a Narcotic Drug (heroin) for Sale, and Misconduct Involving Weapons. Appearing before Judge Stephen Hopkins, Ortiz-Godinez was held to answer after a preliminary hearing in Maricopa County Superior Court on March 20, 2020.

AG Brnovich Issues Cease-And-Desist Letter to Phoenix Dispensary Over COVID-19 Tincture Advertising

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued a cease-and-desist notice last Friday to Phoenix-based YiLo Superstore Dispensary to stop YiLo from advertising products as a treatment or cure for COVID-19. According to information received by the Attorney General’s Office (AGO), text messages have been circulating offering for sale a “Coronav Immunization Stabilizer Tincture,” in connection with YiLo. There is currently no Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccine to immunize against, prevent, or cure COVID-19.

AG Brnovich Urges Gyms to Abandon In-Person Cancellation Policies Amid COVID-19 Concerns

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his Office has sent letters to three gyms with locations in Arizona – Life Time Fitness, Mountainside Fitness, and Planet Fitness, encouraging them to change in-person cancellation policies. In the letters, the Attorney General's Office (AGO) urges the gyms to allow consumers to cancel their memberships remotely during, at a minimum, the time a national and state health emergency is in place.