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Attorney General Fox Appoints New Montana Highway Patrol Chief

Today, Attorney General Tim Fox appointed Lieutenant Colonel Tom Butler as chief of the Montana Highway Patrol. The appointment to chief is accompanied by a promotion to the rank of colonel. Butler, a native of Clancy, is a graduate of Montana State University and has been with the Highway Patrol since 1992. He rose through…

AG Fox Calls on FDA to Prohibit E-Cigarette Sales to Minors

Attorney General Fox recently urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to place restrictions on the advertising and ingredients of the popular, highly-addictive product electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”), and prohibit its sale to minors.…

New Public Safety Measures to Take Effect October 1

Several new public safety laws will take effect in Montana beginning October 1. The measures, which were a priority of Attorney General Tim Fox during the 2013 legislative session, passed with overwhelming bi-partisan support.…

FDA Adopts Black Box Warning on Opioid Analgesics

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced it has addressed issues raised in letter from the National Association of Attorneys General which encouraged the agency to affix a “black box warning” to opioid analgesics warning of the risks of narcotic use during pregnancy.…