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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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[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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[Canada] Illegal online sale of Chinese cigarettes widespread in B.C., says expert

A CBC news investigation has revealed a thriving online business in the illegal reselling of cigarettes. Most of the brands are from Asia, and Metro Vancouver's Crime Stoppers says roughly three million cigarettes were illegally sold last year in Britis
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:40
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[Canada] Supreme Court to rule on whether B.C. has to give health data to cigarette maker

The Supreme Court of Canada will rule Friday on whether British Columbia has to hand millions of patients' health information over to tobacco giant Philip Morris International. It's the newest chapter in the province's legal fight to force cigarette mak
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:37
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[Canada] Tobacco liability threat faces major convenience store chain and gas stations

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. “could be sued for health problems caused by the use of tobacco products,” Laval, Quebec-based Couche-Tard said recently in a securities filing. Couche-Tard, a ubiquitous convenience store brand in Quebec, did not say it is
Canadian Underwriter (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:04
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