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Gates, Bloomberg Create $4M Fund to Fight Big Tobacco

Developing countries facing potentially pricey legal challenges from big tobacco firms are to get help from a new $4-million fund created by the philanthropists Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg. Announcing the creation of the anti-tobacco trade litigation fund on Wednesday, Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said countries with limited resources should not be bullied into making bad health policy choices. "This new fund is going to help countries...

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