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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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[Canada] JTI-Macdonald Corp. intends to appeal Quebec Superior Court decision

fundamentally disagrees with today's judgment and intends to file an appeal. The Company strongly believes that the evidence presented at trial does not justify the Court's conclusions. Since the 1950s, Canadians have had a very high awareness of the hea
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:55
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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] JUDGMENT (PDF)

CONDEMNS the Defendants solidarily to pay as moral damages an amount of $6,858,864,000 plus interest and the additional indemnity from the date of service of the action; [1210] CONDEMNS the Defendants solidarily to pay the amount of $100,000 as moral dama
TRUDEL JOHNSTON & LESPÉRANCE (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 06:54
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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] 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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