Posts tagged: Imperial Tobacco Canada

Tobacco lobbying preceded label retreat

Tweet Health Canada’s abrupt decision in September to back down from expanding warning labels on cigarette packages came after tobacco company lobbyists waged a co-ordinated, sometimes secretive lobbying campaign. An analysis by CBC News of lobby registry filings and other documents reveals tobacco executives and their paid lobbyists communicated dozens of times with key government ministries and their policy advisers, including the Prime M ... Jump to full article >>

Supreme Court sides with N.B. rulings in tobacco lawsuit

Tweet The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed with costs the leave-to-appeal applications of several tobacco manufacturers seeking to overturn key rulings of New Brunswick courts. Imperial Tobacco Canada, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges, Philip Morris International and other companies sought to overturn previous decisions of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal and the New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench in the provincial government’s ... Jump to full article >>