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Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse

Montana’s deadliest drugs aren’t made in secret labs and they don’t always come from dealers on the corner. They’re in our own medicine cabinets. Each year, prescription drug abuse contributes to the deaths of more than 300 Montanans making prescription drug abuse 15 times more deadly than meth, heroin and cocaine combined.

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Safe in Your Space

Safe in Your Space

Safe in YourSpace encourages children, parents and teachers to talk with one another about how to stay safe online. Parents and educators need to talk with children about the kind of dangers they can encounter online. The conversation needs to cover everything from cyberbullying to financial scams and sexual victimization.

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SVOR

SVOR

Montana’s Sexual or Violent Offender Registration Act is designed to protect the public from sexual and violent offenders by requiring offenders to register with local law enforcement agencies in the jurisdiction where they reside. Information about these offenders is then made available to the public.

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Victim Services

Victim Services

The Office of Victim Services (OVS) seeks to elevate the status of victims and their rights, serves as a central reference point for victims of crime, and offers information and referrals, provides training and information for those who work with victims, including law enforcement, victim advocates, probation and parole workers and local community organizations.

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Children’s Justice Center

Children’s Justice Center

As Attorney General, a father, and a grandfather, one of my highest priorities is making sure that Montana’s children are as safe as possible. We all recognize that we need to prevent crimes against children, but we also know that sometimes prevention is not enough. For the cases we can’t prevent…

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Bullock objects to a new federal policy that bans firearms dealers from selling guns or ammunition to medical marijuana cardholders

Bullock objects to a new federal policy that bans firearms dealers from selling guns or ammunition to medical marijuana cardholders

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock on Monday objected to a new federal policy that bans firearms dealers from selling guns or ammunition to medical marijuana cardholders and said working with states in advance would have been a better approach by the federal government.

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Bullock Releases 4th Annual Report on Charitable Purposes of Montana’s Hospitals

Bullock Releases 4th Annual Report on Charitable Purposes of Montana’s Hospitals

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock today released the fourth annual report on the charitable performance of Montana’s nonprofit hospitals. The report examines the 10 largest hospitals in the state and, for the second year, the 12 smaller, critical access facilities.

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Attorney General Warns Montana Renters: Wire Scam Targeting For-Rent Ads on Craigslist in Montana

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock and his Office of Consumer Protection are alerting renters and property owners to watch out for scam home-rental ads running on Craigslist in Montana.

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Bullock: Attorneys General Give Backpage.com a Deadline to Back Up Claims it Limits Prostitution Ads

Bullock: Attorneys General Give Backpage.com a Deadline to Back Up Claims it Limits Prostitution Ads

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock and 45 other attorneys general from around the nation have sent a joint letter to Backpage.com giving the company a Sept. 14 deadline to substantiate the company’s claims that it effectively limits prostitution and sexual trafficking activity on its website.

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Bullock Unveils New Service Allowing Montanans to Complain of Consumer Fraud On-Line

Bullock Unveils New Service Allowing Montanans to Complain of Consumer Fraud On-Line

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock has unveiled a new service that allows Montanans to file a complaint against a business – or search for complaints against a specific business – from their computer.

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