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BILLINGS, Mont. -

Montana Attorney General, Tim Fox, stops by the Magic City to discuss his new effort to combat prescription drug abuse in Montana.

Fox's Resolve Montana, is a new campaign to end prescription drug abuse. Fox said from 2011-2013 prescription drug overdoses were responsible for at least 369 deaths and more than 7,200 hospital inpatient admissions.

Fox said, "We have over 300 people here in Montana that die, directly related to only to prescription drug abuse, overdoses. We have teens in ages 12-17, about 5% of them are Montanans have reported using prescription drugs for non medical purposes."


Fox continues to say the conversation on this subject starts in our government agencies, in our doctors' offices, in our schools, and most importantly, in our homes.

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