TOBACCO DISPLAY CASE

BY MONICA DOBIE, in Montreal
SMALL-SHOP owners in Saskatchewan will be bound by the province's Tobacco Control Act, which prohibits the display of cigarettes in retail outlets where they can be seen by under-18's, after the collapse of a court challenge by a tobacco firm that argued the law is unconstitutional in Canada.

Rothmans, Benson and Hedges Inc. had argued in the Court of the Queen's Bench, in Saskatoon, that the Act contravenes rights of freedom of expression enshrined in Canada's constitution and that it conflicts with less onerous federal ...


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