Headlines Tagged with Imperial (ca) — 537 headlines found
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
Jun 3, 2015 The Independent (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:29
"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
Jun 1, 2015 Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:56
[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.
Jun 2, 2015 British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:50
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.
Jun 2, 2015 The Independent (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:42
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.
Jun 2, 2015 Canadian Press
added Jun 2, 2015 07:24
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
Jun 1, 2015 National Post (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:20
[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
Jun 2, 2015 TRUDEL JOHNSTON & LESPÉRANCE (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:08
Three tobacco companies said on Monday they would appeal a Canadian court ruling that awarded more than C$15 billion (Â£7.8 billion) in damages to Quebec smokers in two related class action cases. The damages would compensate about 100,000 Quebec smokers
Jun 2, 2015 Reuters
added Jun 2, 2015 06:48
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.
May 31, 2015 CBC News (ca)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:28
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
May 29, 2015 Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added May 30, 2015 10:17