News Government Manufacturing General
February 26, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 13, 2017  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 14, 2017  

Cannabis industry opposes call for plain packaging, advertising bans

But licensed producers argue that cannabis isn’t as dangerous as tobacco.

News Manufacturing General
January 17, 2017  

British American Tobacco agrees to take over Reynolds in $49B deal

Expands markets for the global tobacco and next generation products business.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
May 31, 2016  

Liberal government plans plain tobacco packages

Tobacco companies warn a legal battle may be looming.

News Manufacturing General
April 26, 2016  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 8, 2016  

Study wants tobacco manufacturers to handle butt clean-up

It proposes companies take on the collection, transport, processing and safe disposal.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 4, 2015  

Mohawk tobacco president beats tax rap

But found guilty of two other charges under the Tobacco Tax Act.

News Manufacturing General
October 15, 2014  

Cancer Society pushes plain packaging for tobacco

Report urges the government to strip attractive branding.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 30, 2014  

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.

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June 18, 2013  

Smoking bans could help employees butt out: report

Conference Board of Canada says added support measures would significantly aid quitting.

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May 31, 2013  

Ontario Court of Appeal refuses to dismiss $50B tobacco lawsuit

Province claims companies misrepresented risks of smoking.

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February 12, 2013  

Salary increases in the West top the East

Conference Board salary outlook pegs national average at 3%.