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Canadian tobacco companies ordered to pay 12bn dollars for failing to warn health risks

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015 - 06:01 UTC
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A Canadian court has ordered three tobacco companies to pay 15.5bn Canadian dollars ($12bn), the largest award for damages in the country's history. The plaintiffs were Quebec smokers who said the firms failed to warn them of health risks associated with smoking. Read full article

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  • Enrique Massot

    A step in the right direction: sell poison-pay for the damages, even if for some it will come too late.

    Jun 04th, 2015 - 04:06 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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