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[Canada] Day 228: The paper chase

The testimony of marketing professor David Soberman had been interrupted ... questions served to give his witness the opportunity to explain why the plaintiff's marketing expert, Richard Pollay, was wrong in his assessment of the intent or impact of toba
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:47
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[Canada] Stopping the raid of JTI-Macdonald's cupboards

The mystery behind the veiled references to a dispute between the plaintiffs in the Montreal tobacco class actions and JTI-Macdonald was finally revealed at about 9:30 this morning. It was at that moment that Justice Robert Mongeon supported a confidenti
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 12, 2013 02:14
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[Canada] Day 245: Anodyne advertising? A failed conspiracy?

On his third day of presenting the final arguments of his client, JTI-Macdonald, Mr. Guy Pratte turned to the subjects of cigarette advertising and industry collusion... After showing a few dull ads from this period, Mr. Pratte then showed the next phase
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:06
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[Canada] Day 230: Round 3 with David Soberman

Unusually, the plaintiffs continued into a third day with their questions to the man hired by JTI-Macdonald to convince Justice Riordan that the company had not "designed marketing to target adult non-smokers or minors" (Mr. Soberman's report, Exhibit 40
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 27, 2014 13:52
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[Canada] SHATENSTEIN: Finally, some truth in advertising from the tobacco industry

The ad may have been intended to argue against plain packaging, but by loading a cigarette pack with 20 bullets, the company has inadvertently reminded Canadians that the product it sells is actually a deadly weapon – a smoking gun, by an unconscionable
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 21, 2016 15:47
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[Canada] Day 229: A roughing up

The continued cross-examination of JTI-Macdonald's expert witness in marketing was perhaps the most aggressive treatment of a witness in several months. I don't know why the gloves came off when plaintiff lawyers Philippe Trudel and Bruce Johnston stood
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 25, 2014 03:43
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[Canada] The Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers’ Marketing Board v. Rothmans, Benson & Hedges, Inc., 2014 ONSC 3469 (CanLII)

Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jul 14, 2014 08:56
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[Canada] Day 63: Smooth Character

Today the trial met a fourth president, who was only one of many executives rotated through the company while it was owned by RJR-International. His name is Peter J. Hoult, and he worked at RJR-Macdonald for a total of seven years in the decade between
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 28, 2012 11:46
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[Canada] Day 246: General findings of fault, maybe. Specific injuries unproven.

His focus today was on the methods that had been used to count the number of smokers whose disease could be attributed to tobacco use, proposals to identify smokers who are addicted. And, in case all of his arguments over the week had not hit home and Ju
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:25
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[Canada] Smoke hasn't cleared in tobacco farmers' court battle

Late last month, the tobacco companies -- Rothmans, Bensons & Hedges Inc., and JTO-MacDonald Corp. -- lost another attempt to stop litigation by the Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers' Marketing Board and four farmers who say they weren't compensated fo
Sun News Network (ca)
added Jul 14, 2014 08:54
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