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Mar 22, 2019, 17:58 ET Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. Granted Protection Under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, Including a Stay of Litigation

TORONTO, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Acting on an application by Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. (RBH), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice today granted ...


Mar 22, 2019, 13:12 ET Vaping: An Opportunity for Adult Smokers

IMPERIAL TOBACCO CANADA SUPPORTS HEALTH CANADA IN THEIR QUEST TO ADDRESS YOUTH VAPING WHILE OFFERING ADULTS A CHANCE TO QUIT SMOKING MONTREAL, March...


Mar 21, 2019, 06:30 ET Vaping ads should discourage youth, urge smokers to switch: Rothmans, Benson & Hedges

TORONTO, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Government should take action to prevent the advertising and promotion of vaping to youth while it explores how such...


Mar 18, 2019, 09:00 ET JUUL Labs launches parental education campaign as part of company's youth prevention efforts in Canada

TORONTO, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - JUUL Labs today launched an education campaign, called "What Parents Need to Know" in an effort to provide more...


Mar 14, 2019, 16:05 ET Achieve Reports Financial Results for Year-End 2018 and Provides Cytisinicline Clinical Development Update

Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACHV), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to the global development and commercialization of...


Mar 12, 2019, 19:06 ET Imperial Tobacco Canada Obtains Creditor Protection

Business as Usual for Employees, Customers, Consumers and Other Stakeholders MONTREAL, March 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Imperial Tobacco Canada,...


Mar 12, 2019, 06:15 ET Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud condemns Big Tobacco creditor protection

TORONTO, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The decision of the Ontario Court of Justice granting creditor protection to Tobacco giant JTI-Macdonald under the...


Mar 11, 2019, 10:39 ET Judgment against the tobacco companies suspended!

MONTREAL, March 11, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health (CQTS) is outraged that a judge of the Ontario Superior Court has...


Mar 11, 2019, 10:03 ET Habanos Reveal Main Criteria for Choosing a Habano

HAVANA, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The XXI Habanos Festival recently took place on the 18 to 22 February in Havana, Cuba. In light of this, Habanos now...


Mar 11, 2019, 09:00 ET Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Update Regarding Québec Class Action Tobacco Suits

TORONTO, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ - On March 8, 2019, JTI-Macdonald Corp. was granted protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) in ...


Mar 08, 2019, 17:47 ET JTI-Macdonald Corp. Granted Court Protection

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 8, 2019 /CNW/ - JTI-Macdonald Corp. was granted protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) to continue...


Mar 07, 2019, 09:17 ET JTI Partners With Plug and Play to Launch Vapetech Incubator

Search continues for innovators in the tech and vaping industry SUNNYVALE, California and GENEVA, March 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Plug and Play, a global...


Mar 01, 2019, 21:30 ET Canadian Cancer Society applauds historic Quebec Court of Appeal judgment upholding liability of tobacco companies

MONTREAL, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society applauds today's historic Quebec Court of Appeal judgment holding the tobacco industry...


Mar 01, 2019, 20:50 ET Statement from Imperial Tobacco Canada in reaction to the Quebec Court of Appeal judgment

MONTREAL, March 1, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - "Imperial Tobacco Canada is disappointed that the Court of Appeal did not overturn the first instance judgment....


Mar 01, 2019, 19:02 ET Rothmans, Benson & Hedges to Seek Leave for Supreme Court Review of Québec Class Action Tobacco Suits

Plaintiffs' failure of proof requires reversal of the judgment MONTREAL, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. (RBH) will seek leave...


Mar 01, 2019, 18:05 ET Quebec Court of Appeal rules against tobacco companies

MONTREAL, March 1, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Today five judges of the Quebec of Court of Appeal rendered a unanimous historic judgement of almost $17...


Mar 01, 2019, 17:46 ET JTI-Macdonald Corp. Response to Quebec Court of Appeal Decision

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - JTI-Macdonald Corp. fundamentally disagrees with the Quebec Court of Appeal's judgment and is assessing the...


Feb 26, 2019, 09:30 ET Budget 2019 Must Check All The Boxes in Order to Address the Contraband Tobacco Problem in Ontario

QUEEN'S PARK, ON, Feb. 26, 2019 /CNW/ -Today, Gary Grant, the National Spokesperson for the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT)...


Feb 26, 2019, 06:15 ET Health experts press provinces to put health measures on their tobacco fraud lawsuit agendas

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - National and regional health groups, combined with deans and professors of medicine, health and law, published an open ...


Feb 23, 2019, 07:19 ET The XXI Habanos Festival Comes to a Close With a Gala Evening Dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of Trinidad Brand

The XXI Habanos Festival has ended with the celebration of the Evening Gala. The final touch to a week packed with activities for the world's best...


Feb 19, 2019, 07:00 ET Imperial Tobacco Canada supports action to stop youth vaping

MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Teachers and parents across the country see it daily: teens are getting access to vapour products and are...


Feb 18, 2019, 10:00 ET HABANOS, S.A. Keeps On With Its Business Growth, Reaching a Record Turnover of 537 Million Dollars

Habanos, S.A., which exclusively markets the 27 brands of Habanos, made Totalmente a Mano con Tripa Larga - Totally handmade with Long Filler, has...


Feb 15, 2019, 06:58 ET JTI Awarded Top Employer for the 5th Consecutive Year

Recognition for excellent work conditions in 53 countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and North America GENEVA, Feb. 15, 2019...


Feb 11, 2019, 10:00 ET The XXI Habanos Festival Kicks Off

Havana, which celebrates its 500th anniversary, hosts the XXI Habano Festival Two undisputed stars: the Trinidad brand and the San Cristóbal de La...


Feb 07, 2019, 10:00 ET JTI shakes up Canada's vape market

With Logic Compact, vaping finally just clicks TORONTO and VANCOUVER, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - JTI introduces the Logic Compact vape, available as of...