The Canadian Press

2012-03-12 | Tobbaco Lawsuit

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On March 12th, a landmark tobacco case with up to 27- billion dollars at stake began in a Montreal courtroom. A group of Quebec smokers claimed in a class-action lawsuit they were duped for years by big tobacco companies, as they became addicted to cigarettes and then suffered from serious health problems. Rob Cunningham of the Canadian Cancer Society said he expected answers from what will be a lengthy trial. (The civil case was considered the biggest in Canadian history. It also marked the first time tobacco companies went to trial in a civil suit in Canada.)

Date: 2012-03-12
Placeline: MONTREAL, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 27 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Brothers family to watch the long one hit the question of Justice what's the tobacco industry know when did they know it what did they do with the information or what did they not do with the information is a question of Truth so that they will testify under oath that their internal secret documents will become public for the first time ever I thought the questions help so that in the future that tobacco and she will not repeat the wrongful behavior of the past >>