Bloomberg Expands Effort to Curb Tobacco Use World-Wide
5 December 2016:
Commits $360 million to help raise tobacco taxes and implement other tobacco control policies in the developing world
By BETSY MCKAY
Former New York City mayor and billionaire philanthropist Michael Bloomberg has spent hundreds of millions of dollars of his fortune over the past decade fighting tobacco use in the developing world. Now, with cigarette use declining globally, he is deepening his campaign.