The general anti-trust law for the state of California is the Cartwright Act. Under this law it is illegal for two or more people or businesses to act together in order to:
Under the Cartwright Act, any unreasonable restraint on competition is a violation of anti-trust law on its face. Violators of the California Cartwright Act can be prosecuted criminally. Punishments include fines and imprisonment. Additionally, a court may order injunctive relief, and order a violator to cease all illegal activity. Injured parties may also recover attorney's fees.
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