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Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Leaders in the Fight to Reduce Tobacco Use

U.S. and international health leaders, youth advocates in the spotlight

Editor
May 17, 2012

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The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids tonight honors leaders in the fight against tobacco at our Youth Advocates of the Year Awards Gala, an annual celebration of progress against the world's number one cause of preventable death. We will recognize the accomplishments of outstanding young people and U.S. and international leaders in combatting tobacco use.

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posted May 17, 2012

Tobacco Industry: “We want Asia”

Yul Dorotheo of the Philippines speaks on the international challenge of tobacco control

Editor
May 31, 2011

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To mark World No Tobacco Day 2011, we share the words of Ulysses “Yul" Dorotheo of the Philippines, recipient of this year's Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence

Dorotheo received the award and spoke at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids annual gala in Washington, D.C. earlier this month.  A neuro- opthamologist,  Dorotheo became involved in tobacco control after he learned about how the tobacco industry had “trained its sights" on low- and middle-income countries.  

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posted May 31, 2011

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