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[Canada] Day 233: Closing in on the end ... and testimony that can't be shared

I was able to observe the reaction when Suzanne Côté rose to announce that Imperial Tobacco's decision in the end was to NOT ask for any witnesses to testify -- not even those two representative witnesses (Mme. Cécilia Létourneau and the family of Jean-Y
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added May 24, 2014 10:24
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[Canada] Day 93: Trying to subpoena dirt

Those coming to the Palais de Justice this morning to watch Jeffrey Wigand's second day of testimony at the trial of the Montreal class action suits might have been disappointed that the witness never got much of an opportunity to share any more stories
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2012 18:14
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[Canada] Day 45: What is a threat?

putting these sensitive scientific studies out of the reach of discovery in Canadian litigation was not their objective, even though it might have been the result of their actions
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 21, 2012 00:21
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[Canada] Day 35 - World No Tobacco Day

During Dr. Andrew Porter's third day on the witness stand at the Montreal class action trials against Canada's tobacco companies, an overarching narrative of his work over 30 years at Imperial Tobacco finally began to take shape.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 4, 2012 00:03
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[Canada] The Knight delay: inordinate and tactical -- but excusable too. Imperial Tobacco's request for dismissal is turned down.

Justice Nathan Smith today issued his decision to reject Imperial Tobacco's request that the Knight class action be dismissed because of the long delay in moving the trial forward....a class action filed against Imperial Tobacco 14 years ago, asking the c
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:43
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[Canada] Justice Schrager firmly declines the invitation to reconsider.

"[Justice Schrager] omitted to take into account the mandatory $100,000,000 Flintkote Loan payment due days earlier...." In his response, issued this afternoon, Justice Schrager gives Imperial Tobacco a flat and unhappy sounding "no".
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 17:47
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[Canada] Quebec health law invalid: Big Tobacco

After losing their bid in March 2014 to have the law ruled unconstitutional, ... told the Quebec Court of Appeal the legislation "handcuffs" them....told the appeals court the law prevents them from having access to a fair trial. "We're going to have a
Canadian Press
added Jun 20, 2015 19:29
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[Canada] Letter: GAGNON: Raising taxes on tobacco is short-sighted

it is shocking that the Liberal government, who took the issue of contraband tobacco very seriously under its previous leadership, has now decided to take a different direction — an irresponsible direction that tells criminals that it is okay to infiltrat
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 10, 2014 11:11
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco Profits Hit By Russian Smoking Advertising Ban

The Bristol-based tobacco giant also blames growing anti-smoking legislation abroad.
IBTimes (uk)
added May 8, 2014 05:24
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Imperial Tobacco Canada asks: "What would a world with no legal tobacco industry really look like?"

While some of the industry's critics are concerned with improving public health, a vocal minority seems more concerned with simply driving the tobacco industry out of business, assuming this will see an end to smoking overnight.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 30, 2013 18:22
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