Canada's big three tobacco companies face a $27.3B class-action lawsuit over whether they...

|By:, SA News Editor

Canada's big three tobacco companies face a $27.3B class-action lawsuit over whether they provided sufficient warnings to smokers of the potential harm of their products. Parents of the Canadian triumvirate - British American Tobacco (BTI +1.1%), Japan Tobacco International, and Philip Morris International (PM +0.3%) - call the legal action a "cash grab" as they go to trial for the first time in the nation.