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Sen. Diane Sands

Sales of raw milk remain illegal under Montana’s Big Sky

House Bill 325, which would have provided a small herd exemption for raw milk sales, is probably dead for the legislative session after failing Tuesday to get a majority vote on second reading in the Montana Senate. Sponsored by State Rep. Nancy Balance, HB 325 passed the Montana House on Feb. 22 on a 69-to-30… Continue Reading

Lawmaker has ‘insurance’ ready if Montana OKs raw milk sales

Montana State Sen. Diane Sands knows from her own studies as the retired development director of the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula that infant mortality improved and stillbirths declined after pasteurized milk became available. That’s why the Missoula Democrat is sponsoring a labeling bill as a kind of insurance against the possibility that either of… Continue Reading