2016 Arkansas Code
Title 4 - Business and Commercial Law
Subtitle 6 - Business Practices
Chapter 75 - Unfair Practices
Subchapter 7 - -- Unfair Cigarette Sales Act
§ 4-75-713. Remedies

AR Code ยง 4-75-713 (2016) What's This?

(a) The Director of Arkansas Tobacco Control or any person injured by any violation or who would suffer injury from any threatened violation of this subchapter may maintain an action in any court of equitable jurisdiction to prevent, restrain, or enjoin the violation or threatened violation.

(b) (1) If, in such action, a violation or threatened violation of this subchapter is established, the court shall enjoin and restrain, or otherwise prohibit, the violation or threatened violation, and in addition thereto, the court shall assess in favor of the plaintiff and against the defendant the costs of suit including reasonable attorney's fees.

(2) In the action it is not necessary that actual damages to the plaintiff be alleged or proved, but where alleged or proved, the plaintiff in the action, in addition to the injunctive relief and costs of suit, including reasonable attorney's fees, shall be entitled to recover from the defendant the actual damages sustained by him or her.

(c) In the event that no injunctive relief is sought or required, any person injured by a violation of this subchapter may maintain an action for damages and costs of suit in any court of general jurisdiction.

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