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Canada: Precedent-Setting Marlboro Decision Provides Guidance On Entitlement To Claim Profits In Trademark Infringement Cases

On March 23, 2015, the Federal Court confirmed that Imperial Tobacco is entitled to elect an accounting of Philip Morris' profits resulting from the infringement of its rights in the MARLBORO trademark in Canada. This important decision for the parties w
added Mar 26, 2015 09:34

[Canada] Smoking ban on patios sought

In an unexpected move Wednesday, council approved a plan to ask provincial health authorities to investigate the idea of banning smoking on outdoor patios.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 27, 2014 12:57

[Moldova] The machine that flooded UK with 7billion fake fags

Detectives from Imperial Tobacco traced “Machine 18” to the tiny Moldovan breakaway state of Transnistria — dubbed the most lawless place in Europe. ... Imperial believes there are 90 other machines used by gangs worldwide, but added: “With Border Agency
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 27, 2013 10:54

[Canada] VIDEO: 'Vape' shop owners defend e-cigarettes as quit-smoking aid

The owners of some Winnipeg shops that sell e-cigarette products say Health Canada should leave them alone, as they believe their products are helping people quit smoking. Health Canada says selling e-cigarettes with nicotine, or those with a health cla
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 6, 2014 12:54

[Malaysia] E-cigarette usage may lead to various chronic diseases

Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the sale of e-cigarettes was an offence under the Poisons Act 1952 and the Control of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulations 1984. He said those found guilty of selling and distributing the product and liquid nico (my)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:13

[Canada] 25% of High School Seniors Now Try Smoking Hookah

Researchers at the University of Waterloo found that almost one in four high school seniors try smoking hookah. Their study estimates that more than 78,200 youth are current water pipe users. "While we can celebrate a continued slow decline in cigarette
University Herald
added Mar 28, 2015 07:08

[Canada] $20-Billion Quebec Tobacco Lawsuit Wraps Up After 3 Years Of Testimony

The plaintiffs include an estimated one million Quebecers who argue the companies are liable because they knew they were putting out a harmful product and hid the health effects of tobacco. The suit involves separate groups of plaintiffs — some who beca
Canadian Press
added Dec 13, 2014 20:59

[Canada] Toronto council bans hookah smoking in city businesses

Council voted 34-3 to stop any hookah smoking — tobacco and otherwise — at city-licensed businesses, after recommendations from the city’s medical officer of health outlined significant risks to the public, including sending the wrong message to youth. “
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:31

[Canada] Dakota Battle for Return of $500,000 of Cigarettes Seized in Manitoba Smoke Shop Raids

The Manitoba government has seized nearly $500,000 in legal cigarettes from a Dakota smoke shop that has been raided five times by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), alleges one of the chiefs behind the shop.
Indian Country Today
added Aug 22, 2012 15:06

[Canada] Banning smoking from public spaces 'good for business'

Ontario puts new restrictions in place to get smokers to butt out. Smoking will no longer be permitted on bar and restaurant patios, playgrounds, and public sports fields and surfaces. Local restaurant and bar manager Paul Loewenberg said the changes to
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 30, 2014 07:23
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