“These two class actions in
“Philip Morris International Inc. and its affiliates have been involved in tobacco litigation since 1995 and have been overwhelmingly successful in defending themselves,” said Firestone. “Courts around the world have concluded that smokers are well aware of the dangers of smoking and are not entitled to money damages in light of these well-known dangers.”
The cases are Létourneau v. Imperial Tobacco Canada Limitée, et al. (the
addiction class), and Conseil Québécois sur le Tabac et la
Santé (CQTS) et Blais v.