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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

[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

[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

[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

[Canada] LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: It's hard to take seriously Imperial Tobacco's objection to tax hike

“Smoking is a cause of various serious and fatal diseases such as lung cancer, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and heart disease.” Once your company makes such horrific if accurate admissions, you no longer have standing to complain about any aspect of go
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 9, 2014 20:21

Imperial Tobacco Canada | Liberals flip flop on illegal tobacco issue

In raising taxes on legal tobacco products in its latest budget, the Quebec government has decided to ignore the illegal tobacco problem in the province, flip flopping their previously stated stance on contraband tobacco and the impact of increasing tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 9, 2014 10:22

[Canada] Have cigarette taxes become ‘extreme’? Canadian tobacco exec says so

The head of Canada’s biggest cigarette maker is railing against taxes on tobacco products she says are “extreme,” as well as against health “extremists” who want the sale of the cancer-causing products banned completely.
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 30, 2014 04:52

Canadians deserve a new approach to health policy on tobacco - Imperial Tobacco Canada invites governments to adopt a progressive approach to public health policy

On World No Tobacco Day 2014 (May 31), Imperial Tobacco Canada calls on Health Canada and government across the country to adopt a policy of tobacco harm reduction as a more progressive approach to tobacco regulation.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 30, 2014 03:55

[Canada] 'Increasing harassment' of smokers: Cigarette chief on no-tobacco day

Ms. Polet, who has been with British American Tobacco, Imperial’s parent, for decades, issued a statement today calling for a new approach to curb tobacco use, specifically a program known as “tobacco harm reduction” that includes such things as e-cigare
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 29, 2014 14:16

[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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