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News & Update: Light Cigarettes Class Action

2019

25 Oct

The parties argued the question of class “certification” before Madam Justice Satanove of the British Columbia Supreme Court on October 25 to October 30, 2004. At the conclusion of the hearing, Madam Justice Satanove reserved her decision to carefully consider all of the evidence and legal arguments. Her Honour’s decision, when released, will determine whether or not this case can forward as a class action.

2015

Trial decision victory for smokers in Quebec

Trial decision victory for smokers in Quebec. Full decision can be found here: //canlii.ca/t/gjbt9

2011

Supreme Court of Canada overturns British Columbia Court of Appeal of Appeal decision.

Supreme Court of Canada overturns British Columbia Court of Appeal of Appeal decision. Claim made by Imperial Tobacco against Canada is struck. Full decision can be found here: //canlii.ca/t/fmhcz

2009

Ont. Launches $50 B tobacco lawsuit (Source: cbc.ca)

Ont. Launches $50 B tobacco lawsuit (Source: cbc.ca) (129 KB)
2006

Huge win for smokers wanting to sue over cigarettes branded “light”

Huge win for smokers wanting to sue over cigarettes branded “light” (9 KB)
2006

BC Court allows lawsuit against big tobacco companies to go on

BC Court allows lawsuit against big tobacco companies to go on (13 KB)
2005

Light, mild and misleading Cigarette labelling fools one in four smokers, studies say

Light, mild and misleading Cigarette labelling fools one in four smokers, studies say (78 KB)
2005

‘Mild’ cigarette lawsuit gets green light

‘Mild’ cigarette lawsuit gets green light
2005

B.C. Supreme Court certifies class action suit against Imperial Tobacco

B.C. Supreme Court certifies class action suit against Imperial Tobacco (98 KB)
2004

25 Oct

Tobacco companies must be held accountable for deliberately deceiving their customers: www.smoke-free.ca.

2003

Class-action suit claims ‘light,’ ‘mild’ cigarettes deceptive

Class-action suit claims ‘light,’ ‘mild’ cigarettes deceptive (44 KB)
2003

‘Light’ smokes deceiving, says B.C. class-action suit

‘Light’ smokes deceiving, says B.C. class-action suit (44 KB)
2003

Tobacco class action filed in British Columbia

Tobacco class action filed in British Columbia (43 KB)
1999

Consumer Health Warning “Light” and “Mild” Cigarettes

Consumer Health Warning “Light” and “Mild” Cigarettes (43 KB)
1999

Background on Light and Mild Cigarettes By Physicians for a smoke-free Canada

Background on Light and Mild Cigarettes By Physicians for a smoke-free Canada (33 KB)
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