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[Canada] LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: It's hard to take seriously Imperial Tobacco's objection to tax hike

“Smoking is a cause of various serious and fatal diseases such as lung cancer, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and heart disease.” Once your company makes such horrific if accurate admissions, you no longer have standing to complain about any aspect of go
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 9, 2014 20:21
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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: There’s nothing left to debate about tobacco

Marie Polet, the president and CEO of Imperial Tobacco Canada, says the company conducts its business “in a professional and responsible way.” When a firm has the leading market share of products that kill close to 40,000 Canadians every year, caution sh
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 2, 2013 22:43
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[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.'
SooToday.com (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20
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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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