- Associated Press - Thursday, January 25, 2018

Public health schools at 17 universities in the U.S. and Canada say they won’t accept research money from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World because of its ties to the tobacco industry. The foundation was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the Philip Morris tobacco company but says it won’t be influenced by the industry. These are the schools that signed a letter opposing the group:

- University of Alberta

- University of Colorado

- Florida International University

- Harvard University

- University of Illinois-Chicago

- Indiana University

- Johns Hopkins University

- University of Kentucky

- Loma Linda University

- University of Maryland

- University of Minnesota

- Ohio State University

- Rutgers University

- University of South Carolina

- Tulane University

- West Virginia University

- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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