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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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[Canada, UK] Tobacco firm shares hit after record Canadian court fines of £8bn

British American Tobacco, which owns Imperial Tobacco Canada, saw shares down 1 per cent, or around 50p, when markets opened in London on Tuesday. BAT is only party to the proceedings through its Imperial Tobacco Canada subsidiary.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:42
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[Canada] $15 billion awarded to Quebec smokers in landmark class-action lawsuit

Quebec Superior Court Justice Brian Riordan’s long-awaited 276-page decision was made public following years of testimony and another six months of deliberations.
Canadian Press
added Jun 2, 2015 07:24
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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] NOTRE CABINET NOS RECOURS COLLECTIFS / DÉPENDANCE À LA NICOTINE [Our asset class actions: NICOTINE ADDICTION]

judge sentences the three defendants to pay more than $ 15 billion in punitive and moral damages... the members of the appeal "CQTS-Blais" will receive $ 80,000 or $ 100,000 per case of lung cancer or throat and emphysema victims, $ 24,000 or $ 30,000, pl
TRUDEL JOHNSTON & LESPÉRANCE (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:08
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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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[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] 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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