IMPERIAL TOBACCO

'Memory Gaps' At Landmark Tobacco Trial

MONTREAL - A retired tobacco executive says he can't remember the details of research documents that were destroyed under his watch and can't recall why they might have been shredded.Roger Ackman, 73,...
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Quebecois Smokers Don't Have Much Else to Live For

At first, I was rather annoyed at the two million Quebecers who are seeking reparations from Big Tobacco in a class-action lawsuit to the tune of $27 billion. These people, I told myself, are reaching for a scapegoat to mask their own poor decisions, and worse, expect to cash in on those mistakes.

Thank You For Not Scaring Me

Credit is due to the Ottawa government for having picked Ms. Tarbox as their new poster child. But for every Barb Tarbox, there is a James Dean. For every death statistic, there is a hero, real or fictitious who has beaten the odds and has come out on top.