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[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
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[Canada] Day 253: "Every party has an ending."

There was eloquence. There was eye-rolling. There was anger. There was laughter. And not all of it from in front of the bar!... "I fear that the hardest work will start in the next few minutes," he said before announcing the AMEN to every trial: "Judgme
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:56
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[Canada] Day 252: Wrapping up... but not yet wrapped up.

It made for an intensive review of the key aspects of the trial. An observant colleague pointed out to me that if there were one day of hearing to select as an overview of the trial, today was it.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:52
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[Canada] Day 249: "There's no evidence."

lawyers for Imperial Tobacco focused their remarks on the voluminous evidence that was gathered over the previous two years. Perhaps the trial was too short. For Ms. Glendinning said not once but dozens of times today that "there was no evidence" to supp
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:47
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[Canada] 41 commitments For a Tobacco-Free Generation from the director of public health and the Montréal sans tabac network

have launched a report entitled For a Tobacco-Free Generation. With 41 commitments, nearly 100 partners from health and social services and education, as well as municipal stakeholders, pharmacists and tobacco control groups have clearly expressed their w
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:47
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[Canada] Multibillion-dollar lawsuit against Big Tobacco now in the hands of judge

class-action lawsuit that targets three Canadian tobacco manufacturers for nearly $20 billion has ended after almost three years of testimony. Closing arguments wrapped up in Montreal on Thursday, with Quebec Superior Court Justice Brian Riordan taking th
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:45
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[Canada] Health Unit Sponsoring Smoking Contest

Students who kick the habit could win $2,500 in provincial contest
Bayshore Broadcasting Corportion / Radio Owen Sound (ca)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:44
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[Canada] LETTER: E-cigarettes regulations aren't a ban

The Ontario government's proposal to regulate e-cigarettes does not "ban" them, and use of this term distorts the reasons behind the legislation....Does this mean that e-cigarettes will lead some experimenters to smoke cigarettes? We don't know. And we h
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Dec 5, 2014 16:59
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[Canada] New Supreme Court judge challenged on conduct as a lawyer in two cases

In a letter signed by more than 350 law students, lawyers and professors from several provinces, Justice Côté ... is accused of dragging out a lawsuit, now at 16 years and counting, as part of a legal team representing Imperial Tobacco. Justice Côté, 56,
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 5, 2014 11:10
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[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) | More than 300 Million Additional Cigarettes Bound for Illegal Market Without Action on Contraband Tobacco

Bill 45, the Making Healthy Choices Act, 2014, will, among other things, ban flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes. The black market already has a large number of flavoured tobacco products available for sale. This is particularly true
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Dec 4, 2014 19:58
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