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NY Times Spotlights North Salem's Bloomberg's Anti-Smoking Efforts

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking his anti-smoking drove international.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking his anti-smoking drove international. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- North Salem resident and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was recently profiled in The New York Times for his efforts to curb smoking in some developing nations.

Bloomberg, who has said he plans on donating his fortune before he dies, has engaged in anti-smoking efforts in countries like Turkey, and Indonesia, but he hasn't stopped there. Other efforts include lowering obesity levels in Mexico and improving road safety in places like Kenya, The New York Times said.

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