Yesterday the governor signed Senate Bill 66 (http://laws.leg.mt.gov/legprd/LAW0203W$BSRV.ActionQuery?P_SESS=20151&P_BLTP_BILL_TYP_CD=SB&P_BILL_NO=66&P_BILL_DFT_NO=&P_CHPT_NO=&Z_ACTION=Find&P_ENTY_ID_SEQ2=&P_SBJT_SBJ_CD=&P_ENTY_ID_SEQ=), which prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, to minors. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Diane Sands of Missoula and introduced at the request of Attorney General Tim Fox. E-cigarettes, the use of which...

U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen has granted Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) permission to file an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in a lawsuit that seeks to halt a forest-management project aimed at protecting the city of Helena’s municipal water supply and infrastructure.