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The tobacco industry says it's ready to reduce harm

Technology presents the tobacco industry with an enormous opportunity to continue to give smokers their desired nicotine, but in a less harmful way, said Debra Crew, CEO of Reynolds American. "If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco to p
CNBC
added Sep 14, 2017 14:43
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GLOBAL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES TO ACCELERATE AN END TO SMOKING

With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organizati
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Sep 14, 2017 14:39
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Philip Morris Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Smoking

Philip Morris International Inc. said it will spend about $1 billion setting up a foundation to reduce the prevalence of smoking as the maker of Marlboro cigarettes aims to convert smokers into consumers of devices that don’t burn tobacco. Derek Yach, a
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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If Philip Morris Is Serious About a “Smoke-Free World,” It Should Stop Marketing Cigarettes, Fighting Efforts to Reduce Smoking

Today, we know how to reduce tobacco use... Philip Morris’ claimed commitment to a “smoke-free world” cannot be taken seriously so long as it continues to aggressively market cigarettes and fight proven policies to reduce smoking and save lives around th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:10
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Philip Morris International Inc. Increases Dividend by 2.9% to an Annualized Rate of $4.28 Per Share

Business Wire
added Sep 14, 2017 00:56
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Billie Jean King Understands Colin Kaepernick

One of the more shocking things in “Battle of the Sexes” is that you went on a tour sponsored by a cigarette company / Those were some of the best people we worked with, at Philip Morris. They were fantastic people. But did I like it? Absolutely not.
New York Times
added Sep 14, 2017 00:52
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[New York] Global Foundation Launches to Accelerate an End to Smoking Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Secures Major 12 Year Funding Commitment;

The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader... The Foundation has secured initial funding of approximately US$80 million annually over the next 12 years, beginning in 2018, from Philip Morris International (PMI).
Business Wire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:45
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Health Highlights: Sept. 13, 2017: Smoking Reduction Foundation Announced by Tobacco Company

says it will provide about $1 billion over 12 years for a foundation to reduce smoking worldwide, but critics are skeptical of the move. Philip Morris International Inc. said the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World will fund research, assess the effects of
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 13, 2017 15:27
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Philip Morris pledges $1bn to stub out tobacco smoking

The Swiss-based group, one of the largest cigarette producers, last week registered the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World as a US charitable organisation, with the stated aim of making grants on “how to best achieve a smoke-free world and advance the fi
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:09
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Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Outlines Fundamental Transformation to Shift Its Business to Smoke-Free Products

PMI’s efforts are squarely focused on replacing cigarettes with smoke-free products, offering the millions of men and women who continue to smoke a better alternative. This second United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress includes expectatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:24
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