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11 March 2019

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. ...

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2 July 2018
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Author: El Diario (España)

“La explotación del trabajo infantil aumenta en la industria tabacalera”, 26 de junio de 2018...

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25 June 2018

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"...

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2 June 2015

Canada: Quebec court orders 3 tobacco firms to pay CA$15.5 billion over failure to warn plaintiffs of health impacts of smoking

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26 February 2014

JTI's response to allegations of child labour in Malawi

Author: JTI

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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