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[Canada] VIDEO: Supreme Court affirms privacy protections in tobacco health data case

Michel Boyer reports on the Supreme Court of Canada's ruling against a tobacco giant and the ripple effect it could have.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:38
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[Canada] Top court denies Big Tobacco’s request for patient medical records

The Supreme Court of Canada, in a 7-0 decision, ruled Friday that tobacco companies cannot obtain databases containing medical information in a lawsuit that could potentially cost them billions. The judgment, written by Justice Russell Brown, overturned
iPolitics (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:36
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[Canada] Supreme Court rules B.C. doesn't have to disclose health records to cigarette maker

Province argues tobacco firms should be compelled to help pay the cost of treating smoking-related diseases
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:35
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[Canada] B.C. health care data non-compellable in tobacco lawsuit, SCC rules

In a unanimous ruling, on July 13 the Supreme Court of Canada allowed an appeal from the Province of British Columbia to protect health databases from being compelled in an action it started to recover expenses from tobacco manufacturers under the Tobacc
The Lawyer's Daily (Lexis-Nexis Canada) (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:34
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[Asia, India] Despite ban, cigarettes still sold near city schools

CHENNAI: Violating the blanket ban on sale of cigarettes in the vicinity of educational institutions, several shops have sprung up in the city marketing the tobacco product near schools.
Times of India
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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[Canada] British Columbia v. Philip Morris International, Inc., 2018 SCC 36 (PDF)

The databases constitute “health care records and documents of particular individual insured persons or . . . documents relating to the provision of health care benefits for particular individual insured persons” and are therefore not compellable. Neither
Supreme Court of Canada (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 01:56
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[Canada] Case in Brief: British Columbia v. Philip Morris International, Inc.

BC does not have to give a tobacco company databases of health care information about individual BC residents as part of a lawsuit, the Supreme Court has said. In 2000, the province of British Columbia passed the Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Re
Supreme Court of Canada (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 01:40
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[Canada] Supreme Court Judgments > British Columbia v. Philip Morris International, Inc.

Supreme Court of Canada (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 01:38
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Hawaii Health Law Includes Last-Minute Provision Benefiting Big Tobacco; Legislature Must Repair Damage

House Bill 1895, an otherwise well-meaning and worthy bill to fund needed kidney dialysis centers in the state, contains a last-minute provision, snuck into the bill behind closed doors by special interests without public discussion or review, that will g
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2018 00:03
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[Florida] Firm Fights DQ In Cigarette Cases Before Fla. High Court ($$)

A Florida law firm urged the state’s Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn its disqualification from a lawsuit against cigarette companies for hiring a lawyer who had done work for Philip Morris, arguing that the decision could leave more than 100 clients
Law360
added Jul 14, 2018 00:00
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