Canadian cigarette co.’s ordered to pay nearly $12 bn

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In a landmark ruling against the tobacco industry, three Canadian cigarette companies are being ordered to pay nearly $12 billion in damages to Canadian smokers and former smokers. A Canadian court found the firms did not adequately warn smokers of the risks they face when using tobacco. CCTV’s Kristiaan Yeo filed this report.

Canadian cigarette co.\'s ordered to pay nearly $12 bn

Canadian cigarette co.\'s ordered to pay nearly $12 bn

In a landmark ruling against the tobacco industry, three Canadian cigarette companies are being ordered to pay nearly $12 billion in damages to Canadian smokers and former smokers. A Canadian court found the firms did not adequately warn smokers of the risks they face when using tobacco. CCTV's Kristiaan Yeo filed this report.