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[Canada] Day 80: Mr. Massicotte's legal advice

The trial has heard much about the voluntary code that the industry developed to self-regulate advertising. One of Mr. Massicotte's jobs at RJR-Macdonald was to monitor the code and to advise on its application by his and other companies.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 2, 2012 12:20

[Canada] Day 79: Another lawyer in the court

Yesterday, Justice Riordan had elicited an explanation from a former executive with Rothmans, Benson and Hedges (Mr. John Broen) that the Canadian companies complied with the position of the multinational companies on sensitive issue, but "were never act
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 1, 2012 12:43

[Canada] Day 76: Wise Decisions

Mary Trudelle's involvement in RJR-Macdonald's development of youth prevention programs was one of the more memorable stories in this trial. Yesterday, Ms. Trudelle had been shown her correspondence with consultants working on a school-based program whos
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 26, 2012 21:19

[Canada] Day 75: Trudel and Trudelle

If you could only choose one day to attend the Montreal trial of the Quebec class action suits, today would have been a very good one to select. The witness, Mary Trudelle, was interesting and likeable, the documents were fascinating, and the lawyers wer
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 25, 2012 17:41

This Week in the Great Depression: When Small Cigarette Companies Challenged Big Tobacco

In June 1931, with the U.S. economy in a depression and leaf tobacco prices at 20-year lows, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. decided to increase the price of Camel cigarettes. This proved a truly bad idea. And the response of consumers and competitors offers
Bloomberg News
added Oct 25, 2012 17:55

[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] Day 66: Avoiding 'swingeing' regulations

Mr. Peter J. Hoult, a former marketing head and president of RJR-Maconald and marketing vice-president of RJ-Reynolds, testified for a third day . . . For three days Mr. Hoult has maintained an unabashed air of comfort about the business of selling cigar
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 5, 2012 14:17

[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] 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

[Canada] Day 53: Voice of the Pioneer

Morning in Victoria: Peter Gage reminisces about Macdonald Tobacco / Montreal morning: Silvana Conte does not grovel
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 6, 2012 14:07
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