Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging
Will make it even easier for the contraband cigarette industry to thrive in Canada: Imperial Tobacco.
Big Tobacco urges Canada to ensure legal nicotine competitive with black market
Lobbying for lower taxes for traditional cigarettes but against future increases as well as plain and standardized packaging.
Cannabis industry opposes call for plain packaging, advertising bans
But licensed producers argue that cannabis isn’t as dangerous as tobacco.
British American Tobacco agrees to take over Reynolds in $49B deal
Expands markets for the global tobacco and next generation products business.
Liberal government plans plain tobacco packages
Tobacco companies warn a legal battle may be looming.
Law doesn’t bar suits against cigarette companies in Conn.
Bolsters case of cancer victim who won a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds.
Study wants tobacco manufacturers to handle butt clean-up
It proposes companies take on the collection, transport, processing and safe disposal.
Mohawk tobacco president beats tax rap
But found guilty of two other charges under the Tobacco Tax Act.
Cancer Society pushes plain packaging for tobacco
Report urges the government to strip attractive branding.
Ontario to hike taxes on high incomes, tobacco and aviation fuel
Increases are part of efforts to raise $29 billion for public transit and infrastructure projects.
Smoking bans could help employees butt out: report
Conference Board of Canada says added support measures would significantly aid quitting.
Ontario Court of Appeal refuses to dismiss $50B tobacco lawsuit
Province claims companies misrepresented risks of smoking.
Salary increases in the West top the East
Conference Board salary outlook pegs national average at 3%.