Global Tobacco Control Updates

Bloomberg Initiative Offers Grants to Combat Global Tobacco Epidemic
12 Dec 2016
News |

Former New York City Mayor and philanthropist Michael R. Bloomberg recently announced he is committing additional funds to the global fight against tobacco…
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Michael Bloomberg Continues His Life-Saving Leadership in Global Fight Against Tobacco
05 Dec 2016
Press Release |

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former New York City Mayor and philanthropist Michael R. Bloomberg announced today that he is committing an additional $360 million to the global fight against tobacco use, bringing his total commitment to nearly $1 billion.


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Bloomberg Philanthropies & The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Launch Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund
18 Mar 2015
Press Release |

This press release was issued by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Abu Dhabi — Michael R. Bloomberg & Bill Gates today announced the launch of the Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation…
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Bloomberg Philanthropies Ranked Among Most Innovative Companies
10 Feb 2014
Tobacco Unfiltered Blog |

Bloomberg Philanthropies has been named one of the most innovative companies in the world by Fast Company as part of its annual guide…
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Guide for Conducting TAPS Compliance Studies Now Available in Seven Languages
30 Jan 2014
Resource |

Assessing Compliance with Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship (TAPS) Bans: A "How-to" Guide for Conducting Compliance Studies of Point of Sale Advertising and Product Displays, Outdoor Advertising, and Product Packaging has recently…
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WHO: One-Third of Global Population Now Protected by Tobacco Control Policies
10 Jul 2013
Tobacco Unfiltered Blog |

A new report released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that thanks to strong action taken by many countries…
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bloomberg initiative, fctc, sponsorship, tobacco industry, who, world health organization

Bloomberg Initiative Marks Milestone in Global Fight Against Tobacco
15 Apr 2013
Tobacco Unfiltered Blog |

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced today that the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco use has awarded 500 grants since 2007, totaling…
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Deadly Gifts for Chinese New Year
12 Feb 2013
Tobacco Unfiltered Blog |

As China celebrates the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, cigarettes are casting a deadly pall over the festivities.

A new report…
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bloomberg initiative, china, graphic warning labels, who

Bloomberg Philanthropies Continues its Life-Saving Leadership In Global Fight Against Tobacco
22 Mar 2012
Press Release |

SINGAPORE – New York City Mayor and philanthropist Michael R. Bloomberg announced today at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Singapore that he will commit an additional $220 million to the global fight against tobacco use, bringing…
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Report: Higher Tobacco Taxes in Mexico Would Prevent up to 1 Million Deaths
29 Apr 2010
Report |

Raising tobacco taxes will help decrease the deadly toll of tobacco in Mexico and enhance government revenues, according to a new report issued by a team of Mexican and international economists.

The Economics of Tobacco and Taxation in Mexico—…
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