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[Canada] Tobacco company threatens legal showdown over plain packaging bill

In a submission to the Senate committee studying bill S-5, Imperial Tobacco warns that if it isn’t amended, the industry will fight for its right to brand its products. “Plain packaging represents an unprecedented assault on commercial expression and al
iPolitics (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:14
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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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MEDIA ADVISORY - Imperial Tobacco Canada spokesperson available for interviews on participation in Bill S-5 Senate consultation on April 6

Imperial Tobacco Canada will have the opportunity to speak before the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology to participate in a consultation for the federal government's Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (Bill S-5), which would see amen
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 3, 2017 20:35
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[Australia, Canada] GAGNON: How marijuana makes the obvious case against plain packaging for tobacco products

While it may be tobacco and marijuana facing plain packaging in Canada today, it will be another industry shortly thereafter. Companies making a legal product have a right to their brands, and those brands must be protected to ensure that consumers have
Financial Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:57
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Where is reason and consistency in Health Canada's proposed menthol cigarette ban?

Health Canada is abandoning any pretense of evidence-based decision making and regulatory consistency as the department seeks to ban menthol cigarettes while simultaneously pursuing the legalization of marijuana, claiming in both cases that it is in the i
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:09
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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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[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] Avis de convocation - Début de l'appel du jugement qui condamne les cigarettières - [Advisory - Start of the appeal from the judgment that condemns cigarettières - Victims will contest vigorously the arguments of the companies]

three Canadian tobacco companies will attempt to overturn the judgment that sentenced them to pay 15 billion $ to 100,000 Quebecers killed by tobacco in June 2015. Imperial tobacco (ITL), Rothmans, Benson & Hedges and JTI-MacDonald seek once again to evad
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 18, 2016 22:00
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[Canada] Leaked Big Tobacco document suggests it used convenience-store, anti-contraband groups as lobbyists

a leaked Imperial Tobacco document suggests that 2012 lobbying campaign was no grassroots movement, and that the retail and contraband organizations have for years been used as surrogates by the cigarette giant to promote its own interests. The interna
National Post (ca)
added Oct 27, 2016 14:39
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[Canada] They sell cigarettes — Now Imperial Tobacco wants to sell e-cigarettes and vaping products, too

hoping the federal government's upcoming legislation to regulate e-cigarettes and vaping products could usher its entry into the booming $235-million market. "There's no doubt that when that's introduced, we will look at what these are, see how we can p
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 20, 2016 17:22
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