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WHO Urges Governments To Eschew Foundation For A Smoke-Free World Funded By Philip Morris International

Reuters: WHO tells governments to reject Philip Morris-funded smoking foundation
“The World Health Organization told governments on Thursday not to get involved in a foundation funded by tobacco firm Philip Morris International to look at ways of reducing the harm from smoking. The U.N. health body said there was a conflict of interest in a tobacco firm funding such research — drawing a sharp rebuke from the foundation’s head who said his work was independent…” (Miles, 9/28).

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