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Annie Skinner Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Current law allows human traffickers, drug dealers to hide behind shell corporations

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman has joined a group of 24 attorneys general to urge leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee to advance legislation improving transparency of shell corporations by requiring them to disclose who controls and profits from their activities.  

Annie Skinner Monday, August 6, 2018

DENVER- Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that she has joined 18 other states and the District of Columbia in a lawsuit against the federal government regarding the Department of State’s settlement with Defense Distributed and the proposed rules to amend the International Trafficking in Arms Regulations.

Annie Skinner Friday, August 3, 2018

DENVER — Today the Governors and Attorneys General of Kansas and Colorado announced that they have reached a settlement of claims regarding Colorado’s past use of water under the Republican River Compact. The Compact allocates the waters of the basins between the states of Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas.

Annie Skinner Thursday, August 2, 2018

DENVER- Today Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman issued a formal opinion at the request of the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Revenue. The formal opinion provided an analysis of state constitutional and statutory provisions to determine whether current law authorizes commercial sports betting in the State of Colorado. The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting in Murphy v.

Annie Skinner Thursday, July 26, 2018

DENVER- Today the Conference of Western Attorneys General announced that Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman has been selected the new chair of the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG). Coffman was selected during CWAG’s annual summer meeting in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.

Annie Skinner Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Attorney General Coffman and Mayor Suthers receive hands-on demonstration at local Walmart pharmacy


COLORADO SPRINGS- Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman and Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers today met with officials from Walmart and DisposeRx to receive a hands-on demonstration of an innovative new initiative to help curb the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic that Walmart is giving its pharmacy patients filling opioid prescriptions.

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Attorney General in the News

Annie Skinner Monday, October 8, 2018

The Safe2Tell program received nearly 2,800 reports related to suicide threats during the 2017-18 school year, increasing from the more than 300 reports received in the 2011-12 school year, The Denver Post reported.

Annie Skinner Thursday, September 27, 2018

DENVER, CO – Colorado will get part of a 50-state $148 million settlement with Uber Technologies, Inc. for allegedly failing to report a data breach to affected drivers in 2016-17.

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said Colorado would receive $2.1 million of the settlement.

Annie Skinner Thursday, September 6, 2018

DENVER, CO – The Colorado Attorney General's office sued the pharmaceutical makers of prescription opioid OxyContin claiming a "fraudulent and deceptive" marketing campaign over decades helped cause the state's opioid epidemic that has killed thousands of Coloradans.

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