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Colorado Deceptive Trade Practices Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Deceptive Trade Practices

Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act AdoptedYes; "Colorado Consumer Protection Act, an Update" (6-1-101)
False Advertising ForbiddenYes (§6-1-105)
Who May Bring SuitClass action; attorney general; private citizens; district attorney (§6-1-113)
Remedies AvailableThe amount of actual damages, $500, or 3 times the actual damages, whichever is greatest if established by clear and convincing evidence that the person engaged in bad faith; cost of reasonable attorney's fee
Auto Odometer Tampering ForbiddenYes (§42-6-202)

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