Tobacco Industry Interference Index: Asian Report of Implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3 (2016)

Author: Mary Assunta

Introduction

The tobacco industry continues to interfere with, deter and thwart government efforts to protect public health through both overt and covert means. It lobbies and dissuades governments from developing and implementing stringent tobacco control policies that are effective. Such obstructive tactics must be exposed to illustrate the various ways in which the industry carries out these activities.

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