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[Canada] Day 250: The Defence Rests

ITL lawyers have aligned this idea against other parts of the case, suggesting that if Justice Riordan does not accept that selling cigarettes is a fault, then he cannot find fault with the way they were sold. They seem to have identified this as a big w
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 19, 2014 11:57
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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 248: A "no" from every direction

Ms. Côté has taken Justice Riordan through a forest of legal theories and case issues to support her client's case. Prescription. Contractual liability. Manufacturers' duties. Causation. Fin de non recevoir. Adverse inference. Punitive damages. Novus actu
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 14, 2014 09:09
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[Canada] Day 247: Jamais deux sans trois? Third on a match?

The closing arguments began this morning for the last of the three defendant tobacco companies in the Blais-Létourneau Montreal class actions. On behalf of Imperial Tobacco, Deborah Glendinning spent the morning highlighting the key reasons she felt the
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 13, 2014 20:52
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[Canada] Bill C-10 takes aim at illegal tobacco

Imperial Tobacco Canada congratulates the Federal Government for taking concrete action against contraband tobacco with the passage of Bill C-10 through the Senate on October 8. The bill creates a new Criminal Code offence of trafficking in illegal tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:57
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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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[North Carolina] Judge Authorizes Disclosure of Asbestos Evidence

said the names of people who sued Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC before it filed for bankruptcy and who cast creditors’ ballots in the In re Flintkote Co. bankruptcy can be disclosed to Imperial Tobacco.
National Law Journal
added Aug 27, 2014 10:46
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[Canada] With glamour of smoking all but gone, why is Big Tobacco still so profitable?

Despite decades of negative factors that would likely spell the end of any other industry, international tobacco companies are raking in cash and staking their territory in the battle for market share. In Canada, smoking rates have plateaued at about 16
National Post (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 17:54
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[Canada] ROBINSON: A Historian Writes a History of a Tobacco Company and Never Mentions Lung Cancer?

After we received the following article by Daniel Robinson, we asked Joanne Burgess if she would like to post a reply. She agreed and submitted the piece that appears below Robinson's article. Below her piece is Robinson's response.
History News Network
added Jun 17, 2014 07:38
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