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[Canada] Tobacco firms won’t have to pay $1-billion — yet — to Quebec smokers in landmark class-action suit

Lawyers for all three firms argued earlier this month they simply didn’t have the funds to cover the $1.13 billion, saying it could cause irreparable harm to their ability to appeal and even put them on the brink of bankruptcy. They also argued the amou
Canadian Press
added Jul 25, 2015 21:29

[Canada] TUCKER: The right puff: in praise of social smoking

Even Gwyneth Paltrow, healthiest of healthies, smokes one cigarette a week. The occasional smoke is an indulgence, not a deviance. In other words: Long live the social smoker, so to speak. The occasional smoke is an indulgence, not a deviance A smoke is
National Post (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:20

[Canada] Smoking ban on terrasses has broad support, survey shows

According to a survey conducted for the Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac, 71 per cent of people are in favour of banning smoking on terrasses, up from 63 per cent in 2013. The survey casts doubt on bar owners’ assertions that social peace
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:17

[Canada] VIDEO: Plaintiffs upset, tobacco companies pleased by Court of Appeal ruling

“It is a setback for those plaintiffs that have cancer now and are just not going to live until the end of the appeal process,” said Rob Cunningham, a lawyer for the Canadian Cancer Society. “They’re just not going to see the benefits, personally, of thi
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:24

[Canada] Pot-smoking cancer patient loses case

His ex-bosses argued that, for months, French had been smoking marijuana at work contrary to the law and workplace rules, and only offered the excuse that he’s a cancer survivor.
added Jul 25, 2015 16:50

[Canada] Quebec Provisional Execution order cancelled

Three Quebec Court of Appeal judges unanimously cancelled the order after Imperial Tobacco Canada and the other defendants argued there was no legal basis for the provisional execution order. The provisional execution order was imposed by the Superior C
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jul 25, 2015 12:21
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[Canada] Regina residents support smoking ban for patios, parks: Survey

70 per cent of those who participated indicated they want to see smoking prohibited on patios at restaurants and bars around the city. Almost 90 per cent also support bans at children’s playgrounds.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:03

[Canada] "No" to provisional execution says the Court of Appeal.

The reasons they gave for agreeing to the companies' request included: The prospect of a further delay for appeals is not a legal justification for provisional execution. They do not think that the appeals should take 6 years to be completed, and note
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 24, 2015 11:29

[Canada] Québec Court of Appeal overturns trial court's order for payment of judgment in tobacco class actions pending appeal

"RBH believes it has strong arguments for reversal of the trial court's entire judgment given plaintiffs' total failure of proof that any class member smoked because of any alleged wrongdoing by RBH," added Edwards. "We look forward to presenting our ar
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 23, 2015 23:19

[Canada] Quebec court rules in favour of tobacco firms in initial $1.13-billion payment

said it could be problematic for the companies to recoup the money if they are eventually successful in appealing a judgment ordering them to pay $15.6 billion. The initial $1.13-billion payment was due this Sunday after a judge ordered it handed over to
Canadian Press
added Jul 23, 2015 22:04
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