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[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
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[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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[Canada] Day 232: A newly resolute judge

Only 20 hours earlier, the Court of Appeal had backed Justice Riordan's management of the trial, slapping down the attempt by Imperial Tobacco to impose further (medical-record-seeking) delays. Today, the judge would finally be able to impose a schedule
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added May 19, 2014 14:27
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco Profits Hit By Russian Smoking Advertising Ban

The Bristol-based tobacco giant also blames growing anti-smoking legislation abroad.
IBTimes (uk)
added May 8, 2014 05:24
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Marie Polet – President & CEO - Imperial Tobacco Canada: When government regulation misses the mark

No longer are these ineffective and excessive regulations aimed at tobacco products alone. In Canada and abroad, the list includes junk food, soda, sugar… and it is growing in leaps and bounds.
Canadian Club of Montreal (ca)
added Mar 28, 2014 14:35
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Media advisory - Marie Polet, President & CEO of Imperial Tobacco Canada, will deliver a speech to the Canadian Club of Montreal

Join us and listen to the president of Imperial Tobacco Canada speak about how a phenomenon that was once unique to the tobacco industry has crossed the line and how this spectre of over-regulation may impact you.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 28, 2014 14:28
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[Canada] Days 211-212: Horse trading? Not between this bunch.

Plaintiff lawyer André Lespérance said he was surprised at what he saw as inconsistencies in Imperial Tobacco's criteria for evidence. Justice Riordan was surprised that "after all these years at trial" Mr. Lespérance was still capable of being surprised
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 28, 2014 12:44
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[Canada] Day 196: The third witness on the kiln-conversion match

with this witnesses' surprisingly candid answers under cross-examination -- and some killer documents he had been forced to bring with him to the trial -- it was the plaintiffs team that left the court grinning from ear to ear.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 22, 2013 22:59
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[Canada] Day 191: A safer cigarette that no one would smoke? "The industry would fall apart."

Montreal Tobacco Trials heard from Bryan Zilkey, the "third man" of Imperial Tobacco's triumvirate of witnesses who once worked at Agriculture Canada's Delhi Research Station. Like Frank Marks and Wade Johnson, the two biologists who testified last week,
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 14, 2013 21:58
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Day 188: Agriculture Canada's "Yes Man"

I think a couple of hundred documents were filed over the past two days. They flew by so quickly, that it is hard to be sure how many - but eventually you can find them as the exhibits which follow #20783. Many of these records from government archives
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 14, 2013 21:52
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