Feb 01 2010
With a major legislative deadline looming the end of this week, the media has increased its coverage of Attorney General McKenna's push to protect children from on-line sexual exploitation.From Sunday's Tacoma News Tribune: Get tough on child porn customersOn KUOW today: New bill would increase penalties for possession of child pornography
Nov 24 2009
KOMO TV reports on a drunken Auburn teen who called the cops on herself
Nov 19 2009
Two recent stories remind us of the danger faced by young people, especially those in college, when they experiment with stimulants. First, the federal government announced on Friday that it will investigate "alcoholic energy drinks." These boozy beverages are mixed with caffeine or other stimulants.
Nov 13 2009
On Nov. 5, Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna received an award for Outstanding Achievement from FOSI, The Family Online Safety Institute
Oct 09 2009
The Seattle P.I.'s David Horsey has a provacative cartoon today about the gang problem.
Oct 02 2009
The Los Angeles Times reports: Celebrity disc jockey and Los Angeles club owner Adam Goldstein -- better known by his professional alias, DJ AM -- died of an overdose of cocaine and prescription drugs, the New York City medical examiner ruled Tuesday. "The cause of death was accidental drug overdose due to the combined effects of cocaine, Vicodin, oxycodone, Ativan, Klonopin, Xanax, Benadryl and levamisole," said Ellen Borakove, a spokeswoman for the New York medical examiner. Levamisole is a medication drug dealers cut cocaine with before selling it on the street.
Sep 15 2009
Attorney General Rob McKenna was in Yakima this weekend, taking part in a march against gang violence.
Aug 27 2009
Yesterday CNN reported on the latest study from the National Center on Addiction. The study includes disturbing news about teen drug abuse
Aug 19 2009
Attorney General McKenna broadens the offensive against prescription drug abuse by providing statistics to the News Tribune.
Aug 13 2009
Attorney General McKenna addressed the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce. According to the Yakima Herald: McKenna came at an opportune moment to deliver his thoughts on the state's responsibility to address the issue. Read more about our office's 2007 proposal for anti-gang legislation, and our press release when those laws went into effect.