Monthly Archives February 2002

Lawsuit: Tobacco Manufacturers Ignore Escrow Requirements

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath on Thursday filed suit in district court in Helena, charging that 30 tobacco companies failed to establish or properly fund escrow accounts required by Montana law. The companies named in Thursday’s suit manufactured cigarettes sold in Montana in 1999 and 2000.

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McGrath Sues Drug Companies Over Prescription Price Fraud

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath Monday filed a lawsuit against 18 companies involved in manufacturing, marketing and selling prescription pharmaceuticals, charging that the companies’ drug-pricing practices defrauded the state, consumers and others of millions of dollars.

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Fire Advisory Board Announced

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath recently announced the appointment of nine new members of the state’s Fire Prevention and Investigation Bureau Advisory Council and the reappointment of another.

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A Statement from Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath

HELENA – Reports out of Missoula today indicate that a person or persons broke into the home of Carla Grayson and Adrienne Neff in the early morning hours and intentionally set fire to the house while Ms. Grayson, Ms. Neff and their infant child slept.

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