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[Canada] Day 184: The Smart Smoke

The man who directed marketing at RJR-Macdonald 35 years ago began his second day of testimony this morning at the Montreal tobacco trials. As he had yesterday, Mr. Robin Robb answered the questions put to him by JTI-Macdonald's counsel with apparent si
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 14, 2013 21:46
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[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
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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 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
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[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
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[Canada] Government asks court to toss out challenge over cigarette pack warnings

JTI-Macdonald objected to health warnings
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 22, 2012 12:44
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[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
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[Canada] Day 65: The inert chemist

he witness was Dr. John Hood, a 62 year old chemist who got his first post-university job in 1977 at RJR-Macdonald. Let's just say the day could have done with a little chemistry. Answers devoid of content delivered in a voice devoid of inflection result
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 3, 2012 16:23
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[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
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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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