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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

[Canada] Day 67: Under foreign influence

Mr. Hoult is a former heavy-weight in the former RJ-Reynolds empire. He is the one-time marketing boss for RJR-Macdonald (1979-1983), president of RJR-Macdonald (1987-88) and executive vice president for RJ-Reynolds USA operations (1988-89).
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 6, 2012 18:18

[Canada] Major tobacco firms must also stand in health-care suit, says Quebec judge

A Quebec judge has ruled that foreign-based tobacco companies are not immune from a lawsuit filed against their Canadian subsidiaries to recoup health costs. The major international firms contended the lawsuit by the Quebec government didn't apply to th
Canadian Press
added Jul 10, 2013 23:33

[Canada] Day 64: Marketing and Controversy

witness was Peter J. Hoult, who is both a former president of RJR-Macdonald (now JTI-Macdonald) and a former senior marketing executive with other branches of the now-reformulated Reynolds tobacco empire. His testimony was a whirl-wind tour of major theme
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 2, 2012 12:13

[Canada] Can Japan Tobacco stay judgment-proof??

Justice Mongeon finally shed light on a problem that may exist elsewhere within Japan Tobacco's global empire. Japan Tobacco had created paper companies and artificial debts between them in order to make it look like it was losing money in Canada, even th
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 14, 2013 21:56

[Canada] Day 180: A wrinkle in time

two minutes into the introduction of Mr. Jeffery Gentry ... I realized that JTI-Macdonald's third witness at the Montreal Tobacco was another "star" scientiific witness. My first clue that JTI was trying to convert this "fact witness" into a de-facto e
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 6, 2013 16:28

[Canada] Day 226: The patrimonial situation of JTI-Macdonald

In the morning, Justice Riordan heard arguments against the head of Canada's third largest tobacco company being called again to testify. In the afternoon, the same company introduced its final expert witness, a man with a clearly deep belief in the soci
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 17, 2014 20:20

[Canada] Day 183: Export, eh?

keep an eye on rulings released by Justice Robert Mongeon: in his hands are key decisions in two separate Quebec tobacco trials - a decision on JTI-Macdonald's financing related to the Blais/L├ętourneau class action and also the constitutional challenge t
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 19, 2013 09:30

Canadian tobacco company fights to stop documents being used in historic trial

Tobacco companies tell historic trial: Smokers have only themselves to blame
Global Television (ca)
added May 13, 2012 21:10

[Canada] Day 59: The bench scientist before the bench

(Oh yes, it might have helped that Mr. Howie was well prepared for this session -- he said he had spent 20 days with JTI's lawyers preparing for this testimony.) Montreal is a long way from Winston Salem Mr. Howie arrived at RJR-Macdonald in 1974
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 21, 2012 14:00
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