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@DrBFreeman Mar 7 New research organisation: all the money comes from one funder, that funder set the terms of reference, and the funder handpicked the head - how on earth can the organisation claim to be independent of the funder? PMI thinks so! #WCTOH2
added Mar 8, 2018 17:55
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New Bloomberg Initiative Will Expose How Tobacco Industry Targets Kids, Fights Life-Saving Solutions Across the Globe

By exposing the tobacco industry’s destructive actions and false solutions, the new STOP initiative will greatly advance these efforts to save lives. We applaud Mayor Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies for the unparalleled leadership they continue to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:33


welcome all registered conference attendees to attend the fourth Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global Tobacco Control. Part of the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, the Awards were created to recognize governments and non-governmen
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:27

[South Africa] Motsoaledi says he 'hates' tobacco industry, vows stricter legislation

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has vowed to implement stricter tobacco controls, acknowledging that SA has slacked in taking action, and new legislation would be put into place to fight an industry which he 'hates' and only 'causes mayhem'.
Health24 News [INACTIVE]
added Mar 8, 2018 03:25
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[Africa, South Africa] New SA smoking laws ‘in two weeks’

Regulations to ban smoking in all public spaces, remove branding from cigarettes packs and control electronic cigarettes will be published in the next two weeks.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:16

[South Africa] VIDEO: Media tycoon Mike Bloomberg takes another swing at Big Tobacco

"Over the last decade tobacco control measures have saved nearly 35 million lives, but as more cities and countries take action, the tobacco industry is pushing to find new users, particularly among young people," Bloomberg said in a statement. "We canno
added Mar 8, 2018 03:14
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[South Africa] Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP)

it would provide US$20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP), a new global watchdog that will aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry tactics and practices to undermine public health. STOP will function a
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:37

[South Africa] Bloomberg Philanthropies Recognizes Governments and NGOs For Outstanding Work in Ending Tobacco Use

Government and non-governmental organizations from Vietnam, El Salvador, Mexico, Senegal, Uganda, and Argentina honored for their success in fighting the tobacco epidemic
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:34

[South Africa] Bloomberg launches $20 million fund to fight tobacco companies

Michael Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced it would provide $20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products (STOP), a new global watchdog that will aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry ta
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47

[Africa, South Africa] ‘Pariah’ Yach told to stay away from global tobacco conference

The attendance section of the 17th World Conference of “Tobacco or Health” website expressly forbids access to anyone associated with the new foundation or any tobacco company. In an unusually blunt statement, the WHO condemned the new foundation, sayin
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:01
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