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[Canada] Tobacco companies to appeal C$15 billion Canadian court ruling

Three tobacco companies said on Monday they would appeal a Canadian court ruling that awarded more than C$15 billion (£7.8 billion) in damages to Quebec smokers in two related class action cases. The damages would compensate about 100,000 Quebec smokers
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2015 06:48
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Imperial Tobacco Canada disappointed by judgement in Blais and Létourneau class actions

"Today's judgment ignores the reality that both adult consumers and governments have known about the risks associated with smoking for decades, and seeks to relieve adult consumers of any responsibility for their actions," said Tamara Gitto, Vice Preside
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:56
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[Canada] Tobacco firms ordered to pay Quebec smokers $15B in damages

A judge has ordered three tobacco companies to pay more than $15 billion in damages to Quebec smokers in what is described as the largest monetary award in Canadian legal history. Quebec Superior Court Justice Brian Riordan found Imperial Tobacco Canada
National Post (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:20
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[Canada] Flavoured tobacco ban in Nova Scotia comes into effect today

The ban, which includes menthol products, is being challenged by Imperial Tobacco Canada. The company says the province is exceeding its legal authority with the ban.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:28
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[Canada] Ontario is a haven for illegal tobacco manufacturers and has become an international exporter of illegal cigarettes: KPMG report

As we approach World No Tobacco Day on May 31, a new KPMG study on illegal tobacco in the Americas sheds a new light on the theme chosen by the World Health Organization this year: Stop Illicit Trade of Tobacco Products.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:43
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco fighting Nova Scotia's ban on menthol smokes

As of this Saturday at midnight, provincial legislation in Nova Scotia prohibits the sale of menthol cigarettes, flavoured rolling papers and flavoured cigarillos under five grams. However, Imperial Tobacco Canada said the province does not have the aut
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added May 30, 2015 10:17
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[Canada] ‘Our government will not capitulate’

"I'm proud that Nova Scotia now has the most progressive tobacco legislation in Canada," said Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. But not everyone is as thrilled that the province will become the first jurisdiction in the world to ban menthol ciga
Burnside (NS) News (ca)
added May 30, 2015 09:33
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[Canada] VIDEO: Province said Imperial Tobacco lawsuit will fail; tobacco company mum on lawsuits in other provinces

The Canadian Cancer Society and the Nova Scotia government celebrated the upcoming ban on flavoured tobacco, including menthol, at an event Friday. But looming in the background was news of a lawsuit from Imperial Tobacco over the ban. Julia Wong reports.
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 30, 2015 09:29
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[Canada] VIDEO: Nova Scotia is days away from becoming the first jurisdiction in the world to implement a ban on flavoured tobacco products, in a move that has garnered a legal challenge from Big Tobacco. When stores open Sunday morning, they will be prohibited fr

Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 30, 2015 09:24
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[Canada] Flavoured tobacco ban celebrated in Nova Scotia, despite lawsuit

"Every time governments bring in progressive legislation against tobacco … big tobacco puffs up its chest and says, 'We're bigger than you are, and we can beat you and this is just the way they play the game,' and we're not going to stand for it," Stead-
CBC News (ca)
added May 29, 2015 22:15
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