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Canada: Tobacco companies lose appeal in class action lawsuit by smokers about lack of warning re risks of smoking & ordered to pay CA$17 billion in damages
In 1998, Canadian smokers filed a consolidated lawsuit against the Canadian subsidiaries of British American Tobacco, Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco International, namely, Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd.; Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. ...
Investigation reveals rampant child labour in tobacco industry in Indonesia, Malawi & Mexico; includes companies' comments
Author: Sarah Boseley, The Guardian
"Child labour rampant in tobacco industry"...
Canada: Quebec court orders 3 tobacco firms to pay CA$15.5 billion over failure to warn plaintiffs of health impacts of smoking
We take the issue of child labor seriously and are committed to helping eradicate it. The commitment is explicitly given in our Code of Conduct, which every JTI employee is expected to read, understand and abide by...[It] outlines our fundamental...
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