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[Canada] Avis de convocation - Début de l'appel du jugement qui condamne les cigarettières - [Advisory - Start of the appeal from the judgment that condemns cigarettières - Victims will contest vigorously the arguments of the companies]

three Canadian tobacco companies will attempt to overturn the judgment that sentenced them to pay 15 billion $ to 100,000 Quebecers killed by tobacco in June 2015. Imperial tobacco (ITL), Rothmans, Benson & Hedges and JTI-MacDonald seek once again to evad
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 18, 2016 22:00

[Canada] ARCHIVE: Létourneau c. JTI-MacDonald Corp., 2015 QCCS 2382 (CanLII)

In the Blais File, taken in the name of a class of persons with lung cancer, throat cancer or emphysema, the Court finds the defendants liable for both moral and punitive damages... In the Létourneau File, taken in the name of persons who were dependent o
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Nov 18, 2016 21:56

[Canada] Day 74: "My mission was to restore profitability"

Mr. Fennell volunteered little about what he knew about the company or the industry during the period he headed Rothmans, Benson and Hedges (1985-1990). Nonetheless, he revealed much about the thinking of a professional manager trying to satisfy tobacco
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2012 12:05

[UK] GLANTZ: This summer's 'Ab Fab' movie features a cigarette brand

Fox's new promotional trailer for 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie,' hitting theaters in July 2016, shows London fashionista Patsy lighting up a Rothmans cigarette — while coyly covering up the UK health warning on the front of the box.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2016 13:26

[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

[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

[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] Philip Morris International Inc.'s Canadian Subsidiary, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc., to Appeal Decision in Québec Class Action Tobacco Suits

Philip Morris International Inc. is not a party to the cases and is not liable for any portion of this judgment. “These two class actions in Canada are outliers and unique to Canada. They were outliers when filed in 1998 and, since then, courts have con
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 3, 2015 17:07

[Canada, UK] With BAT hit with a £5.5bn fine, is now the time to stub out tobacco shares?

Some 148 of the funds available to UK investors have BAT in their ten biggest investments, while 121 have large amounts of cash in Imperial Tobacco. The Woodford Equity Income Fund, run by Neil Woodford, has 16 per cent of its money in tobacco firms incl
This is Money (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:41

[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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