British Columbia wins a round in fight with tobacco companies

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British Columbia wins a round in fight with tobacco companies

Canadian Press
Thursday, May 20, 2004

VANCOUVER (CP) - The B.C. government has won the latest round in its six-year fight to force big tobacco companies to pay for health-care spending related to smoking.

The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Thursday that the Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act is constitutionally valid.

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