2020 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 24 - Government - State
Article 31. Department of Law
Section 24-31-402. Enforcement by attorney general.

(1) The general assembly hereby finds that both the tobacco settlement and the smokeless tobacco settlement impose numerous duties and obligations on the parties to those settlement agreements relating to the marketing and advertising of tobacco products and the payment of damages to the state. The general assembly further finds that most of these duties and obligations continue for a minimum of twenty-five years from the dates of the settlement agreements. Therefore, the attorney general shall oversee and take the necessary actions to enforce compliance with the provisions of the tobacco settlement agreement and the smokeless tobacco settlement agreement, consistent with the duties and obligations set forth in said settlement agreements and with Colorado law.

(2) The enforcement duty specified in subsection (1) of this section is in addition to and does not limit the authority of the attorney general otherwise existing under common law or the statutes of this state.

Source: L. 2000: Entire part added, p. 629, § 20, effective May 18.

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