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CVS Health Announces Aggressive New Plans to Combat the Significant Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Youth

New funding signals strategy shift in year four of Be The First initiative
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Given the significant increase in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, CVS Health today announced that it and its charitable foundations will award a total of more than $10 million in 2019 to support youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention strategies and education delivered in classrooms, by clinicians and in communities across the United States.

JT Group Sustainability Report FY2018

Highlights include JTI’s key contribution to the fight against illegal trade, reduction in environmental footprint and solid progress in Human Rights assessments
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May 28, 2019 – The JT Group’s 2018 Sustainability Report is now available. It includes some of the key contributions of JTI, its international tobacco business, in meeting the Group’s sustainability objectives.

JTI’s most significant achievements over the past year include:

CVS Health Fights Rise In E-Cigarette Use Among Young Adults With More Than $1 Million In New Giving To Advance Tobacco-Free Policies On College Campuses

Summary: 
  • 82 colleges and universities receive grants from CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative to help deliver a tobacco-free generation
  • Partnership has helped over 200 schools advocate for, adopt and implement tobacco-free campuses
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  • 82 colleges and universities receive grants from CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative to help deliver a tobacco-free generation
  • Partnership has helped over 200 schools advocate for, adopt and implement tobacco-free campuses

CVS Health Applauds FDA's Announcement to Restrict Flavored Tobacco Products

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WOONSOCKET, R.I., November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation's first and only national pharmacy chain to have eliminated the sale of tobacco products from its retail stores, has announced its support for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's plans to restrict access to flavored tobacco and e-cigarette products in the retail setting and impose stricter age-verification requirements for online sales. In addition to eliminating the sale of tobacco products in 2014, CVS Health has never sold e-cigarettes or vaping devices in any of its CVS Pharmacy locations.

Philip Morris Is Giving up Cigarettes – And Asking Consumers to Do the Same

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Although it may seem counterintuitive for a company to discourage consumers from buying its products, we have seen this strategy work in brands’ favors in the past – Patagonia’s “Don’t Buy This Jacket” campaign resulted in an overwhelming positive response from consumers who took extra time to learn about the brand’s mission before making a purchase.

GreenMoney's 25 Year Journey - Influencing Capital and Corporations

The inside story on the award-winning publication from its founder
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by Cliff Feigenbaum, founder and managing editor, GreenMoney Journal and GreenMoney.com 

Twenty-five years. Is that possible? Have I been publishing the GreenMoney Journal for 25 years? When I realized that 2017 was upon us, and that 25 years had passed, I knew it was time to take a look “back” to the future that GreenMoney has been striving to help create since 1992. 

What Governments Can Do to Address Cancer

By Dr. Kelly Henning, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Public Health team
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Originally posted on Bloomberg Philanthropies

Message from Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Health Program on World Cancer Day

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.

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