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Annie Skinner Tuesday, January 16, 2018

DENVER- Today, Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman joined a bipartisan group of Attorneys General in sending a letter to Congress urging them to take the necessary legislative actions to allow legal marijuana businesses access to banking services.

Annie Skinner Thursday, January 11, 2018

DENVER- Earlier this week, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman’s office presented arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court in Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141, Original, to protect the authority and jurisdiction of the Western States to manage water rights within their own borders and across state lines in cooperation with neighboring state officials.

Annie Skinner Thursday, January 4, 2018

DENVER- Below is a statement from Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman on Potential Changes to Federal Policies Regarding Marijuana:

“As Attorney General it is my responsibility to defend our state laws—and I will continue to do so. There is still a lot we don’t know about what enforcement priorities the Justice Department will implement. I expect, however, that the federal government will continue to focus their enforcement efforts and resources on combatting the gray and black markets and diversion, and not target marijuana businesses who abide by our state’s laws.

Annie Skinner Friday, December 29, 2017

Prosecutions the result of investigations conducted by Medicaid Fraud Control Unit


DENVER, CO- Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced the prosecution of two alleged homicide cases involving the deaths of vulnerable Coloradans in long-term care facilities. These cases were the result of extensive investigative efforts by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) in the Attorney General’s Office.

Annie Skinner Friday, December 22, 2017

DENVER, CO- Below is a statement from Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman on net neutrality:

“The current communications laws in place are decades old, and many were designed to govern monopolistic telephone companies when rotary phones were in use. They were not designed to navigate the regulation of 21st century technology. The best solution to the net neutrality debate would be for Congress to enact legislation to deal with the unique challenges of Internet provider regulation, rather than using an outdated statute to address modern regulatory issues.”

Annie Skinner Tuesday, December 12, 2017

DENVER, CO — Today Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman was in Pueblo to announce the launch of two new statewide youth suicide prevention initiatives.

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Attorney General in the News

Annie Skinner Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office has launched a statewide initiative aimed at reversing the trend of opioid drug overdose deaths in Colorado.

Annie Skinner Friday, September 23, 2016

GRAND JUNCTION (KJCT) -- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman visited Grand Junction today to tour the Western Slope Center for Children and to discuss how to cut down on instances of child abuse, particularly sexual assaults of children.

Annie Skinner Thursday, September 22, 2016



Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is leading a massive effort to lower the rate of drug overdose deaths in Colorado, and the latest push includes 2,500 doses of preventative medicine and training to the hardest-hit areas, including Mesa, Delta and Ouray counties.

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