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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco wants chance to discuss proposed plain packaging laws in person

Canada’s largest tobacco manufacturer says it is being treated unfairly after a government health committee refused to hear its input in person on proposed changes to smoking laws. “How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco c
Global News (ca)
added Feb 27, 2018 15:01
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[Canada] Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging proposal

“How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco company that has close to 50-per-cent market share is beyond us,” spokesman Eric Gagnon said Monday. But the decision to exclude Imperial Tobacco boiled down to not having enough ti
Canadian Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:44
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Kenneth Knight vs. Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. Class Action Lawsuit Certified to Proceed

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has certified a class action for consumers who purchased "light" and "mild" cigarettes from the Defendant between May 9, 1997 and July 31, 2007. The representative plaintiff is Kenneth Knight. The law firm represen
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 20:56
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[Canada] Tax hike on Ontario smokes a boon for black market

Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report...calls for huge tax increases on smokes...“When you talk about taxation specifically, these groups are putting their head in the sand, they’re not recognizing that there is a contraband problem in the province,” sa
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 14, 2017 09:13
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[Canada] SIDELINED Big Tobacco claims the government is playing favourites with cannabis companies

obacco firms are certainly peeved by the way the government is going about the legalization process. “We do not understand why the same principle, of a low tax for marijuana, is not being applied to tobacco,” said Jorge Araya, President and CEO of Imperi
Vice.com
added Oct 14, 2017 08:49
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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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Updated Media Advisory - Imperial Tobacco Canada President & CEO Jorge Araya in Vancouver to discuss British American Tobacco's vision on Next Generation tobacco products

will be open to discuss Canada's lack of a cohesive regulatory framework for next generation products and the challenges created by this regulatory environment. This event will take place at Taste & Circle, a local arts & entertainment café in Gastown.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:06
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Media Advisory - Imperial Tobacco Canada presses federal government on World No Tobacco Day for answers on inconsistent regulatory frameworks for tobacco and marijuana

While the Minister proposes plain and standardized packaging for tobacco, she claims all that is required for marijuana is a restriction on packaging or labelling to ensure product packaging is not appealing to young persons.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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[Canada] Vaping rules, yes; plain packaging, no: Big Tobacco

Bill S-5, currently in the second reading in the House of Commons, would establish federal regulations for the production, sale, branding and marketing of e-cigarettes or “vaping” in Canada. It would also require that traditional cigarette packs adopt “p
Business in Vancouver (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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[Canada] Federal Health Minister Must Explain Tobacco and Marijuana Policy Discrepancies

federal Health Minister has an opportunity to explain the disturbing degree of incoherence in her recent approach to regulating tobacco and marijuana. While the Minister proposes plain and standardized packaging for tobacco products, despite cigarette pac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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