Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
KAYE STEVENS, night club wants 1o become the first Ame form in Communist China. "Sor culture to Ihe she says me." comedienne and sii rican entertainer to lebody should bring "and it might as we nger per- our I be -Wednesday, September 8, 1971 THE LETHBRIDCE HERALD 9 Misleading advertising campaign Court upholds conviction against cigarette firm By GEHAHD McNEfL OTTAWA (CP) Another judgment in a growing body of law to protect the consumer lias been handed down by the Su- preme Court ot Alberta's appel- late division. The judgment upholds a con- viction o[ Imperial Tobacco Products Ltd. for misleading advertising in a 19fi9 campaign based on the ad: in Every Pack of New Casino." Rejecting Imperial Tobacco's contention that the Crown had to prove the company intended to deceive, Mr. Justice H. G. Johnson says: "It is not necessary in this case lor the Crown to prove mans real (guilty intent) any more than it would be where a Uiief is caught removing money from a till." Mi-. Justice E. W. S. Kane, in the main judgment, said the case is complete once it is shown that an untrue statement has been published. The Crown didn't have In "show that some person was misled." Imperial Tobacco had argued that there were no com- plaints from the public about the campaign. The company further argued j fine against Imperial To- that no reasonable man would have believed there was ki every package of the Casino cigarettes, a trial brand, since withdrawn, which it was testing on the Alberta market. MIGHT EXPECT CASH The Crown argument was that "the ignorant, the unthinking and the credulous" might be in- duced to buy under Ihe notion that packages contained cash. The packages actually con- tained a game card that gave buyers one chance in 400 to win Mr. Justice Kane upheld a bacco and an order prohibiting it from continuing the offence. lie modified Ihe order of pro- hibition however, striking out paragraphs forbiding Imperial j Tobacco from "doing any act or thing" to continue the offence, or publishing any statement in the future in cigavcUu promo- tion that purported to ho fact but was unlruc. Mr. Justice Kane noted an agreement within the tobacco industry to cease campaigns of the Casino It was unwar- ranted to suggest in thc order of munis again, he said. If it did, it could ahrays be proscci'lcd. The unanimous judgment I means that if Imperial Tobaccn decides to go to the Supreme Court of Canada it will have to seek leave to appeal. students hall registration STURGEON FALLS, Ont. (OP) Angrv French-speaking prohibition that Imperial To- students Tuesday virtually halted bacco would publish false sUte- EMerly couple waits, wonders if they'll get road to farm PRIDDIS' Lan- caster and his wife are begin- ning a second month of captiv- ity on their farm tlus week, vic- tims of a dispute between a neighboring rancher and the municipal council. For years the elderly couple had road access to their farm on an extension of neighbor Cederic Hopper's driveway. Aug. 6, Mr. Hopper barri- I caded the route over his land FO that the Foothills municipal council would be forced to res- cue Mr. Lancaster by honoring a long-standing promise to pro- vide a public road to the farm. Mr. Lancaster, 76, has been making infrequent trips by fool for one-half mile to reach the nearest public road. His lawyer, J. H. Spear of Calgary, said: "lie's an old man and defin- itely not helping his health Mr. Lancaster said the dis- pute has to be settled "before the snow flies" at the latest be- cause he must have a road to haul out hay and grain before winter. The council has not commit- ted itself on a definite rr.ad pro- ject, but councillor Fred Ball said he hopes an unspecified project will win council approv- al when it meets Thursday in High River. Asked if he intended to at- ail registration of students at Sturgeon Falls secondary -c-hnni alter a board of education offi- cial was haiiged in effigy. About 400 French-speaking students demanding separate French- and English-language tend the council meeluig, Mr. 1 SCCOIKlary sdlools in Lancaster replied: "I've got no way of getting down there. You can't impose on your friends too much, you know." Mr. Hopper has indicated he raunily of blocked door- ways at. 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