The Biggest Lawsuit to Make it to Trial in Canada – What’s your Take?

Big news from Montreal!  After 13 years, almost 2 million Quebecers are claiming $27-billion in damages suffered after starting smoking.

“The suit alleges, among other things, that the tobacco companies: made and sold a product they knew was dangerous; stirred up a scientific controversy about the effects of tobacco products while playing up the alleged benefits associated with their use; built a common front against revealing the risks and hazards related to the consumption of tobacco products; and specifically targeted youth to buy tobacco products.”

Do you think that tobacco users should be able to sue tobacco companies for damages?

Read the original National Post article here:

Read a controversial opinion piece on the article here:


Katie M

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