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British American Tobacco Launches 2018 Harm Reduction Focus Report

Report highlights British American Tobacco’s progress on its ambition to transform tobacco with a range of potentially reduced-risk products.
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Report highlights British American Tobacco’s progress on its ambition to transform tobacco with a range of potentially reduced-risk products.

British American Tobacco’s strategy of transforming tobacco by seeking to provide consumers with satisfying, reduced-risk alternatives to smoking is the focus of its latest report, available now.

Big Bet Philanthropy: These Gifts of $25 Million or More Target Society's Toughest Problems

By Kerry A. Dolan
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Bloomberg Philanthropies' Tobacco Control Program Tied for Fifth Most Promising $25M-Plus Gift Targeting Tough Social Problems in 2016

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Bloomberg Philanthropies' Tobacco Control Program Tied for Fifth Most Promising $25M-Plus Gift Targeting Tough Social Problems in 2016

Follow the Data Podcast Episode 10: The Role of Countries in the Global Tobacco Crisis

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Originally posted on www.bloomberg.org

As the World Health Organization and people around the globe celebrate World No Tobacco Day, we invite you to join us for part two of our series on tobacco control. Over the last ten years the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use has successfully supported 59 countries in passing laws or policies, reaching nearly 3.5 billion people and saving an estimated 30 million lives.

Billionaire Bloomberg to Fund $5m Public Health Projects in 40 Cities Worldwide

Exclusive: Melbourne, Accra and Ulaanbaatar among cities to benefit from funding pledged by former New York mayor to tackle issues from air pollution to obesity
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Originally posted on www.theguardian.com.

On the Front Lines with Dr. Weaver

A Kentucky physician wages his own battle against lung cancer, one house call at a time
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Dr. Tony Weaver pulls out of the parking lot at St. Claire Regional Medical Center, a rural hospital in the small town of Morehead, Kentucky. He has a house call to make. Today’s appointment is 20 minutes from town, down a two-lane road with no cellphone reception.

He makes rounds of home visits every other week, seeing six or seven patients each time—a welcome change from the dozens he once rushed through on an average day at a clinic.

Michael R. Bloomberg Commits $360 Million to Reduce Tobacco Use – Raising Total Giving on Tobacco Control Efforts to Nearly $1 Billion

New Funding Builds on 10 Years of Success with an Estimated 30 Million Lives Saved Against One of the World’s Leading Causes of Preventable Death
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​Supported 59 Countries that Successfully Passed Tobacco Control Laws, Targeting Those with the Largest Numbers of Smokers Including China, India, Indonesia, and Bangladesh

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​Supported 59 Countries that Successfully Passed Tobacco Control Laws, Targeting Those with the Largest Numbers of Smokers Including China, India, Indonesia, and Bangladesh

Michael Bloomberg Continues His Life-Saving Leadership in Global Fight Against Tobacco

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
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Originally posted on Tobacco Free Kids.

WASHINGTON, December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ – 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.

Three Quality of LifeHacks to Help Employees Quit Smoking

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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The Great American Smoke Out is this week. The American Cancer Society leads this yearly event on the third Thursday of each November to encourage smokers across the country to make a plan to quit or to plan in advance to quit smoking on this day.

CVS Health Research Institute Study Finds Smoking Cessation Programs with Financial Incentives Increase Rates of Quitting and Staying Smoke-free

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WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- A new study by the CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) Research Institute and researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, finds that employer-sponsored smoking cessation programs with financial incentives are associated with higher rates of quitting smoking and sustained abstinence.

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