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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

[Canada] Tobacco giant grapples with rules for marketing vaping product

Tobacco giant Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. is launching a flagship outlet for its IQOS vaping products at West Edmonton Mall on Friday – but the store has no name. Federal regulations ban tobacco items such as IQOS, which is a hybrid vaping and toba
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:56

[Canada] Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. to appeal decision in Québec class action tobacco suits

"These cases are far from over. We will vigorously appeal this lower court's judgment, and believe that we have very strong legal grounds to overturn the judgment in its entirety. Plaintiffs sought money for over a million people but not a single class
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 08:28

[Canada] Day 71: A rushed day with another Northern Irish Chemist

Justice Riordan frequently gave a firm direction for the "next question." At one point - I believe a first for this trial - he put closure on a witness, saying crossly. "I am NOT going to give you more than 2 days with this witness. You had better use you
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 18, 2012 15:03

[Canada] Big Tobacco ordered to put $1B in trust for class-action lawsuit members

Schrager ordered the companies to start paying in instalments. "It is not acceptable that appellants merely say that they have no funds to satisfy the judgment or an order to furnish security and continue to distribute earnings because that is 'business
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 28, 2015 11:36

[Canada] Patrick O'Neil-Dunne

But in this rich soup of Canadian tobacco history there are some stories that are clear and memorable. One of them is told through the paper legacy of a tobacco pro and former fighter pilot who came to Toronto to set up shop for Rothmans in 1956. His nam
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 7, 2012 11:57

[Canada] Day 72: If this is 2:30, we must be in addiction.

A review from Rothmans UK headquarters found Dr. Knott "sympathetic to the industry" and favoured his research proposal to measure children's brain waves and follow them over time to see if it was possible to identify who would become smokers and who wo
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 19, 2012 15:05

[Canada] Day 70: John Broen talks himself into another day

This man is a former vice president of corporate affairs, former vice-president of marketing and former president of tobacco companies operating in Canada. He worked as a senior executive in the tobacco business for a quarter century, and would have seen
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 18, 2012 15:14

[Canada] Cancer Society worries new cigarettes with squeezable menthol filter will hook kids

The cigarettes, sold by Rothmans Benson & Hedges Inc., contain a capsule of liquid menthol inside their filters, which a smoker can squeeze to get a burst of flavour while taking a puff. Four brands of the smokes are being sold in parts of Canada for the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 19, 2015 17:49

[Canada] Québec Court of Appeal orders security deposit in tobacco class actions pending appeal

"RBH remains focused on its appeal of the underlying judgment. RBH believes it has strong arguments for reversal of the judgment given plaintiffs' total failure of proof that any class member smoked because of any alleged wrongdoing by RBH," said Anne Ed
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:53
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