American Cancer Society Statement on Philip Morris International Support of New Effort (2017)

Below is a statement from the American Cancer Society in response to news that Philip Morris International (PMI) will fund a new effort called the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World.

“This attempt by Philip Morris International to paint itself as a public health partner is manipulative and dangerous. It is a new twist out of the tobacco industry’s deadly playbook, but nobody should be fooled. It’s a continuation of a decades-long effort to paint over tobacco’s role in spreading death and misery around the globe.

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