Montana Attorney General Tim Fox announced today his office has settled a lawsuit with a major pharmaceutical company and will use most of the proceeds to pay for a new prescription drug abuse prevention program, mental health services and mental health programs in the state, and ongoing consumer protection services.

Today, Motor Vehicle Division Administrator Brenda Nordlund at the Montana Department of Justice announced that five new Montana specialty license plates and four redesigned specialty plates were released for sale. The plates can be ordered from county treasurer offices. "Specialty plates like these give vehicle owners...

Attorney General Tim Fox announced today that Montana has joined with other states and the federal government in a global settlement with CareFusion, a manufacturer of medical and surgical supplies and medical devices, to resolve civil allegations of unlawful marketing practices and the payment of kickbacks aimed at promoting sales of CareFusion’s surgical preparation solution, Chloraprep.