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[Canada] Quebec health law invalid: Big Tobacco

After losing their bid in March 2014 to have the law ruled unconstitutional, ... told the Quebec Court of Appeal the legislation "handcuffs" them....told the appeals court the law prevents them from having access to a fair trial. "We're going to have a
Canadian Press
added Jun 20, 2015 19:29
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[Canada] Philip Morris International Inc.'s Canadian Subsidiary, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc., to Appeal Decision in Québec Class Action Tobacco Suits

“These two class actions in Canada are outliers and unique to Canada. They were outliers when filed in 1998 and, since then, courts have consistently rejected these types of class actions. Class actions are not designed for personal injury cases like the
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 2, 2015 05:09
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[Canada] Day 77: Mr. Bulmer 34 years later

Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 1, 2012 13:27
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[Canada] Day 177 & 178: The cross-examination of Steve Chapman

For whatever combination, my impression of the cross examination of Steven Chapman is that the most important moment was at the very end of the two days, when Justice Riordan put his own few questions to this witness. But dessert must follow main cours
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:31
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[Canada] Day 78: Thirteen Riveting Minutes

Mr. John Broen returned to the stand today for his last half-day . . . he had distinguished himself as one of the worst witnesses to-date - he was argumentative, defiant and evasive. . . . closed his testimony at noon today with some of the most damning
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 1, 2012 13:12
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[Canada] Day 73: The president who never bothered to ask

The witness is Mr. Patrick J. Fennell, who was president of Rothmans, Benson and Hedges . . . Mr. Fennell's short tenure at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges coincided with one of the more tumultuous periods in Canadian public health history, during the passage
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 23, 2012 14:10
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[Canada] Day 85: Mr. Barnett's surprising testimony

John Barnett is possibly the last of a long parade of tobacco industry witnesses to be called by the plaintiffs to testify at the Montreal tobacco class actions lawsuits. Like the last float on a good Santa Claus parade, the 14 year president of Rothmans
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 20, 2012 13:56
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[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
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[Canada] Day 69: RBH enters the spotlight

Over the next three weeks, the trial will focus on fact witnesses from Rothmans, Benson & Hedges (RBH) - now their lawyer, Simon Potter, will have his turn in the first row. Beside him today was his McCarthy-Tetrault colleague, Kristian Brabander. At the
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 16, 2012 12:44
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ARCHIVE: “A deep fragrance of academia”: the Australian Tobacco Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

The raison d’etre for the ATRF’s establishment was to allow the Australian industry to point to its continuing commitment to independent medical research, with the implied corollary that tobacco control measures were premature in the face of insufficient
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2017 13:01
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