Judge Awards Billions to Quebec Smokers

June 2, 2015 2:48 AM

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A judge has awarded more than $15 billion Canadian (US$12 billion) to Quebec smokers in a case that pitted them against three giant tobacco companies. The case is believed to be the biggest class-action lawsuit ever seen in Canada.

Superior Court Justice Brian Riordan's decision became public late Monday.

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