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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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[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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Led by Dr. Tom Frieden, New Global Health Initiative – Resolve – Will Save Lives and Improve Health Around the World

The initiative aims to save more than 100 million lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes and will also help countries improve epidemic preparedness and response. The initiative will be based at Vital Strategies, a New York-based global health organ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:34
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Dr. Tom Frieden to Lead New Global Health Initiative, Backed by $225 Million in Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Resolve - To Save 100 Million Lives and Prevent Epidemics - is a five-year initiative to accelerate progress in reducing deaths from heart attack and stroke and to prevent deadly epidemics in low- and middle-income countries
PR Newswire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:33
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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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[UK] Britain's £1.5billion foreign aid budget is being used to cut smoking in China and keep homes in India cool

a Government watchdog warns today.... Examples include a £133,584 grant to Sun Yat-Sen University for a project looking at how to reduce smoking amongst migrant workers in factories in Guangzhou, China.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:15
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[Asia, India] Stop targeting organisations working for tobacco control, hospital tells MHA

as the home ministry trains its guns on organisations working in tobacco control – the latest on the list is Bloomberg Philanthropies – a senior doctor from the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital has written to home minister Rajnath Singh against targeting of
Indian Express
added Sep 12, 2017 03:05
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[North Carolina] O’CONNOR: 1 in 7 Americans smoke – where you’ll find them

the poor will be even less able to buy health insurance. All of this looks like a bad recipe. Poor people getting sick from smoking but not having the insurance to pay their medical bills. Wealthier people are refraining from smoking, most likely staying
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 12, 2017 03:00
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Philip Morris International Announces First Round of Projects to Be Funded Through PMI IMPACT, a USD 100 Million Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade

announced today 32 projects selected in the first funding round of PMI IMPACT, a global initiative to support organizations in developing and implementing projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes. The PMI IMPACT Expert Council revie
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:13
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F1: Ferrari pens new sponsorship deal with Philip Morris International

In a two-line statement, the Scuderia has announced that it has renewed its partnership with Philip Morris International (PMI), better known as the tobacco giant behind the Marlboro brand. “The agreement continues the collaboration of over 40 years betw
Fox Sports
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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