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[Canada] BAT vows to fight Canadian court ruling

British American Tobacco (BAT) has vowed to fight a Canadian court order to pay damages of £5.4bn over claims it failed to warn customers about risks of smoking. BAT said there were "strong legal grounds" to challenge the overall judgement by the Quebec
Proactiveinvestors UK Ltd (uk)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:51
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[Canada] Quebec health law invalid: Big Tobacco

After losing their bid in March 2014 to have the law ruled unconstitutional, ... told the Quebec Court of Appeal the legislation "handcuffs" them....told the appeals court the law prevents them from having access to a fair trial. "We're going to have a
Canadian Press
added Jun 20, 2015 19:29
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[Canada] BAT claims 'strong ground' for appealling £5.5bn Canadian class action

in a statement on Tuesday morning, British American Tobacco said: "There are strong legal grounds with which to challenge both the overall judgement, and to seek a stay of the provisional execution order, which Imperial Tobacco Canada will do within 30 da
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:47
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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, UK] BAT facing £5.5bn fine for treating health concerns over smoking as 'non-issue'

British American Tobacco’s Canadian arm treated health concerns around smoking as a ‘non-issue’ when selling its products, Quebec’s Superior Court said yesterday. The division – which is called Imperial Tobacco Canada, not to be confused with UK-listed c
This is Money (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:43
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[Canada, UK] Tobacco shares tumble following £8.2bn damages ruling

“there is the possibility that it bankrupts all of the tobacco majors in the [Canadian] market, with the payments dwarfing the annual operating profit...as we understand, all of these companies are separate – ring-fenced – legal entities, and therefore th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:39
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[Canada] $15B tobacco ruling barely dents stocks as analysts predict penalty will come down

On Tuesday, shares of Imperial Tobacco's parent company, British American Tobacco Plc, fell 2.4 per cent in London. Japan Tobacco Inc., the parent of JTI-Macdonald, saw its stock slip 1.8 per cent in Tokyo.
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:37
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[Canada] Tobacco giants to contest court ruling to pay £8bn damages

The three firms immediately announced they would appeal against the decision, arguing that Canadians have had a “high awareness” of the health risks of smoking for several decades. “That awareness has been reinforced by the health warnings printed on ev
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:29
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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] Quebec tobacco class action judgements issued / Strong grounds for appeal and process started

There are strong legal grounds with which to challenge both the overall judgement, and to seek a stay of the provisional execution order, which Imperial Tobacco Canada will do within 30 days of the original 27th May ruling.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:50
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