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2005-09-29 15:05:00

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday unanimously upheld the right of provinces to sue the tobacco industry for the health costs of smoking, clearing the way for claims that could total C$80 billion.

2005-09-23 16:10:39

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Supreme Court of Canada will rule next Thursday on the constitutionality of provincial efforts to sue the tobacco industry for the health costs of smoking. The court announced on Friday it would render its decision at 4 p.m.

2005-08-11 19:56:06

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California Supreme Court on Thursday let stand a lower court's decision that cut in half a $100 million punitive damages award to a sick smoker who had sued tobacco maker Philip Morris.

2005-07-22 17:56:19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge said on Friday she will consider the views of anti-smoking and health advocates if she decides to impose sanctions against cigarette makers in the U.S. government's racketeering case against the industry. U.S.

2005-07-18 14:40:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Monday asked the Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that has hobbled the government's racketeering case against cigarette makers.

2005-06-28 06:09:21

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has asked afederal judge to force cigarette makers to fund a $10 billionquit-smoking program and another $4 billion for an anti-smokingeducation campaign. Lawyers for the Justice Department told U.S.

2005-06-28 18:52:28

By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government has asked a federaljudge to require cigarette makers to fund a $10 billionquit-smoking program and $4 billion for an anti-smokingeducation campaign to remedy decades of alleged fraud by theindustry. Lawyers for the Justice Department told U.S.

2005-06-28 15:13:40

By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government asked a federal judgeto require cigarette makers to fund a $10 billion quit-smokingprogram and $4 billion for an anti-smoking education campaignto remedy decades of alleged fraud by the industry. Lawyers for the Justice Department told U.S.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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