Attorney General Brown Issues Statement In Response to Court Decision

Thursday, August 2, 2007
Contact: (415) 703-5837, agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

In response to today's California Supreme Court Decision In Re Tobacco Cases II, California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement:

"This decision, while upholding some restrictions, nevertheless reaffirms the full authority of the California Attorney General to enforce the multi-billion dollar tobacco settlement, especially when minors are involved.'

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