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Tobacco lawsuit defence set back by Supreme Court of Canada

both the B.C. Supreme Court and appeal court had argued the documents sought by Philip Morris are “highly relevant” to the lawsuit and that restrictions on what data can be disclosed to the defence are “inherently unfair.” But those courts “erred by allo
Canadian Underwriter (ca)
added Jul 18, 2018 22:47
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[Canada] There’s a big legal battle between the provinces and the tobacco industry, but it’s being fought at a snail’s pace

It also demonstrates the lengths to which the industry will go to try to delay its judgment day in court. B.C., in 1998, was the first province to sue tobacco companies for damages, adopting its first Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:58
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[Canada] VIDEO: Supreme Court affirms privacy protections in tobacco health data case

Michel Boyer reports on the Supreme Court of Canada's ruling against a tobacco giant and the ripple effect it could have.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:38
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[Canada] Top court denies Big Tobacco’s request for patient medical records

The Supreme Court of Canada, in a 7-0 decision, ruled Friday that tobacco companies cannot obtain databases containing medical information in a lawsuit that could potentially cost them billions. The judgment, written by Justice Russell Brown, overturned
iPolitics (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:36
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[Canada] Supreme Court rules B.C. doesn't have to disclose health records to cigarette maker

Province argues tobacco firms should be compelled to help pay the cost of treating smoking-related diseases
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:35
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[Canada] B.C. health care data non-compellable in tobacco lawsuit, SCC rules

In a unanimous ruling, on July 13 the Supreme Court of Canada allowed an appeal from the Province of British Columbia to protect health databases from being compelled in an action it started to recover expenses from tobacco manufacturers under the Tobacc
The Lawyer's Daily (Lexis-Nexis Canada) (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:34
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UNICEF 'Muted' on Tobacco Control for Children

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children’s rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF’s focus on children’s rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously sec
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: BIG TOBACCO’S LIES HAVE SERVED THEM WELL—UNTIL NOW.

For more than a decade, Big Tobacco has been hard at work making (ahem, fighting) five court-ordered ads that tell the truth. We noticed a few missing details, so we figured we'd give them a hand and add them in. Here are Big Tobacco’s Five (slightly ed
Minnesotans for a Smoke-free Future
added Jul 12, 2018 13:27
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GLANTZ: The FDA needs to look beyond nicotine alone in developing its standard for nicotine delivery in tobacco products

recently submitted this public comment to the FDA on its proposed Nicotine Product Standard...neurobiology and pharmacology explain only a small part of cessation. Nonetheless, tobacco companies have a vested stake in reducing smoking to a problem of nico
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 11, 2018 20:02
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Public versus internal conceptions of addiction: An analysis of internal Philip Morris documents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Beyond nicotine’s pharmacology, the industry’s continued aggressive advertising, lobbying, and litigation against effective tobacco control policies promotes various nonpharmacological determinants of addiction. To help tobacco users quit, policy makers s
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 28, 2018 18:09
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