Bloomberg’s Tobacco Fight

Michael Bloomberg continues to wage war against big tobacco, with the announcement of a $350 million commitment to fund anti-tobacco efforts, primarily in the developing world.
The funds will help to expand Bloomberg Philanthropies’ campaigns in low-and middle income countries to monitor tobacco use, introduce anti-tobacco legislation and develop education initiatives about the harms of tobacco use.
Examples of the Philanthropies' anti-tobacco efforts have resulted in government-required graphic health warnings on cigarette packages in India and a ban on tobacco sales to minors in Bangladesh.
Source: The Washington Post

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