Monthly Archives July 2002

State Receives Settlement Money in Drug Price-Fixing Case

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath said Wednesday that 644 Montana residents will split more than $149,000 as part of a settlement in a drug price-fixing case.

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AG: Judges Must Explain Loss of Fish and Game Privileges

HELENA – In a formal opinion released Wednesday, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath held that judges must inform defendants accused of fish and game violations that they may lose their hunting, fishing or trapping privileges as a result of a conviction, plea or forfeiture of bond.

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McGrath Calls on FDA to Regulate New “Tobacco Candy” Product

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath on Tuesday called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to halt the marketing of a dangerous new candy-like tobacco product called “Ariva.”

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AG: County Commissions Must Pay Justice Court’s Clerical Costs

HELENA – In a formal opinion issued Tuesday, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath held that county commissions have a duty to pay clerical expenses associated with the operations of justice courts. McGrath also said that when disputes over clerical expenses occur, a procedural rule adopted by the Montana Supreme Court applies.

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McGrath Joins Gun Rights Letter

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath on Monday joined 17 other state attorneys general in signing a letter supporting U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft’s interpretation of the Second Amendment.

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Assistant Attorney General Named Supreme Court Fellow

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath on Monday announced that Assistant Attorney General Mark Mattioli of Helena has been named a United States Supreme Court Project Fellow by the National Association of Attorneys General.

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