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21 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Sugar, Maybe Not So Sweet

Back in 2013, a judge threw out a ban on super-sized sugary drinks that then-New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attempted to enact. Mayor Bloomberg was ridiculed and even photo-shopped as a nanny.In February 2015 the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Council in its recommendations to the federal government called for a tax on sugary beverages to...

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MAR 23, 2015 - Wall Street Journal

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Bloomberg Backs Health-Data Push

Bloomberg Philanthropies, Michael Bloomberg’s philanthropic foundation, and the Australian government are launching a $100 million, four-year effort to help 20 African, Southeast Asian and Latin American countries improve the collection of basic health and mortality data.

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MAR 18, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Bloomberg, Gates launch anti-tobacco industry fund

Billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates launched a joint fund in Abu Dhabi Wednesday to help developing countries pass tobacco-control laws in their legal battle with industry giants. The Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund, backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, aims "to combat the tobacco industry's use of international trade agreements to threaten and prevent ...

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MAR 18, 2015 - Washington Times

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Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates launch anti-tobacco legal fund

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates are launching a fund to help low- and middle-income countries fight often long and expensive legal battles with the tobacco industry. The newly created Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund backed by $4 million from Bloomberg ...

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MAR 18, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Gates and Bloomberg create $4 million fund to fight Big Tobacco

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - 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 ...

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