BC targets tobacco companies

Kent, Heather
August 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;08/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 3, p239
Academic Journal
Announces that British Columbia (BC) is the first province to introduce legislation for legal action against tobacco companies in order to recoup health care costs. The strategy allows class-action lawsuits by BC residents; Initiatives to reduce smoking in children; Additional licensing fees for tobacco manufacturers.


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