MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - JTI-Macdonald Corp. fundamentally disagrees with the Quebec Court of Appeal's judgment and is assessing the potential implications of this decision.
The company will take all necessary and appropriate measures to defend its lawful business. We will thoroughly review the decision and consider all options, including asking for permission to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Since the 1950s, Canadians have had a very high awareness of the health risks of smoking. That awareness has been reinforced by the health warnings printed on every legal cigarette package for 47 years.
The government has closely regulated every facet of the tobacco business for decades. JTI-Macdonald Corp. complies with all Canadian and Quebec laws and regulations and follows a strict Code of Conduct in the way it does business.
About JTI-Macdonald Corp.
Founded in 1858, JTI-Macdonald Corp. employs approximately 500 people. The company has manufacturing facilities in Montreal, administrative offices in Mississauga and sales offices across the country.
SOURCE JTI-Macdonald Corp.
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