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[Canada] Big Tobacco ordered to put $1B in trust for class-action lawsuit members

Schrager ordered the companies to start paying in instalments. "It is not acceptable that appellants merely say that they have no funds to satisfy the judgment or an order to furnish security and continue to distribute earnings because that is 'business
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 28, 2015 11:36
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[Canada] BAT vows to fight Canadian court ruling

British American Tobacco (BAT) has vowed to fight a Canadian court order to pay damages of £5.4bn over claims it failed to warn customers about risks of smoking. BAT said there were "strong legal grounds" to challenge the overall judgement by the Quebec
Proactiveinvestors UK Ltd (uk)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:51
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[Canada] Update on provincial lawsuits from BAT's annual report

There are "standstill" agreements in place in lawsuits involving Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Manitoba. Under these agreements, BAT will have filed its statements of defence in the Saskatchewan and PEI cases by the end of February, and
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 7, 2015 12:37
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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] Day 249: "There's no evidence."

Ms. Glendinning said not once but dozens of times today that "there was no evidence" to support even the most basic components of the plaintiffs' case. Nothing to support the "quantum" of damages. No evidence of any "common fault". Even the definition o
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:13
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[Canada] Day 232: A newly resolute judge

Only 20 hours earlier, the Court of Appeal had backed Justice Riordan's management of the trial, slapping down the attempt by Imperial Tobacco to impose further (medical-record-seeking) delays. Today, the judge would finally be able to impose a schedule
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added May 19, 2014 14:27
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[Canada] Day 196: The third witness on the kiln-conversion match

with this witnesses' surprisingly candid answers under cross-examination -- and some killer documents he had been forced to bring with him to the trial -- it was the plaintiffs team that left the court grinning from ear to ear.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 22, 2013 22:59
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MEDIA ADVISORY - British American Tobacco's Head of Next Generation Products visiting Canada to discuss global vision and industry trends

is inviting media for a Meet & Greet with British American Tobacco's Managing Director of Next Generation Products (NGP) from London, Mr. Kingsley Wheaton. British American Tobacco has invested over $1.5 billion dollars over the last six years to develop
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47
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[Canada] Big Tobacco warns plain-packaging will increase contraband problem as Senate studies anti-smoking bill

The industry says the Liberals’ Bill S-5 is a gift to organized crime; anti-smoking groups say concerns over the legislation are being overstated, and that plain packaging will make cigarettes less attractive to kids. Representatives of Imperial Tobacco
National Post (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:05
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[Canada] Up in smoke: Metro chats with Imperial Tobacco director

Eric Gagnon, director of corporate and regulatory affairs at Imperial Tobacco, discussed falling sales, Alberta’s menthol ban and the rise of vaping.
Metro (ca)
added Dec 16, 2016 18:39
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