§47-18-8. Injunctions and other relief; violations; jurisdiction.
The attorney general may institute proceedings to prevent
and restrain violations of the provisions of this article. In
addition to granting such temporary, interlocutory, or permanent
relief as is necessary to prevent and restrain a violation, the
courts of this state may grant injunctions reasonably necessary
to restore and preserve competition in the trade or commerce
affected by a violation of this article.
If a permanent injunction is issued in such proceedings,
reasonable costs of the action may be awarded the state,
including but not limited to expenses of discovery and document
In addition to injunctive relief authorized, any person who
violates the provisions of this article shall be liable to a
penalty of not more than the greater of a total of one hundred
thousand dollars or five hundred dollars per day for each and
every day of said violation.