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[Canada] Trying to keep tobacco profits from fleeing the country

another preliminary round in the Appeal Court review of the Blais-Létourneau tobacco trials. Lawyers representing Quebec smokers came asking for an order to force the defendant tobacco companies to stop shipping their money overseas while the appeal is un
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:59
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[Canada] A leaked document from Imperial Tobacco shows how the Canadian Convenience Stores Association and its affiliate were used as front groups to block health regulations and tobacco taxes.

The document, provided by an anonymous whistleblower, shows how Imperial Tobacco used retailer and other business associations as front groups for their lobbying efforts...Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) and the National Coalition Against
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 18, 2016 15:49
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[Canada] The no-longer confidential financial statements

Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges have now had their current financial statements made available to the public. . . . Why is PMI/RBH so much more profitable than BAT/ITL? If there has been such a dramatic fall in ITL profits, why has this
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:02
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Letter: Health Canada needs to act on e-cigarettes regulation

Imperial Tobacco Canada fully supports the introduction of a regulatory framework that will allow for the legal introduction of e-cigarettes...We encourage Health Canada to act quickly in implementing a regulatory framework that allows the commercializat
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:37
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[Canada] Days 211-212: Horse trading? Not between this bunch.

Plaintiff lawyer André Lespérance said he was surprised at what he saw as inconsistencies in Imperial Tobacco's criteria for evidence. Justice Riordan was surprised that "after all these years at trial" Mr. Lespérance was still capable of being surprised
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 28, 2014 12:44
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[Canada] Tax hike on Ontario smokes a boon for black market

Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report...calls for huge tax increases on smokes...“When you talk about taxation specifically, these groups are putting their head in the sand, they’re not recognizing that there is a contraband problem in the province,” sa
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 14, 2017 09:13
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[Canada] VIDEO: Regulations for Marijuana vs Tobacco

regulations to make sure it's consumed responsibly. And the heavily regulated and competing tobacco industry would like to see an even playing field...Kiernan talks to...Imperial Tobacco Canada about why it's important for the tobacco industry to weigh in
Bloomberg News
added Jun 2, 2017 19:52
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[Canada] Stoney Creek startup tobacco business goes up in smoke

CT&G, a cigarette company started in Stoney Creek by a consortium of Korean convenience store owners to try to take on Big Tobacco, has declared bankruptcy. ..established in an attempt to offset losses following a 2010 move by Imperial Tobacco that effec
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 13, 2014 20:42
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Imperial Tobacco Canada | Liberals flip flop on illegal tobacco issue

In raising taxes on legal tobacco products in its latest budget, the Quebec government has decided to ignore the illegal tobacco problem in the province, flip flopping their previously stated stance on contraband tobacco and the impact of increasing tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 9, 2014 10:22
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[Canada] Day 92: Jeffrey Wigand - The Insider

observers left the courtroom laughing at Mr. Potter's failure to mention whether or not he destroyed documents in order to prevent them from being discovered in litigation, as so much evidence in this trial suggests.)
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 11, 2012 10:05
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