Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2020

Tobacco Industry Interference Index PDF 3.2mb Implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Asian Countries, 2020     Tobacco Industry Interference Index PDF 3.2mb Implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in ASEAN Countries, 2020  

Latino America Regional Report 2020 (Spanish)

  Launch of the Regional Tobacco Industry Interference Index in Latin America Report: Interferencia de la Industria Tabacalera en American Latina 2020 Agenda English, Spanish Press Release for International Community Press Release for Latino America Countries Executive Summary English, PR, Spanish Regional Map, General Interference Mexico case English, Spanish Report of Work Part 1 Spanish

New Global Index Shows Aggressive Tobacco Industry Lobbying in 2019 and Exploitation of COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020

Data from 57 Countries Reveal Governments Aren’t Doing Enough to Protect Policy From Industry Influence BANGKOK and NEW YORK (November 17, 2020) – New research citing evidence collected by civil society groups in 57 countries reveals that, during 2019, the tobacco industry stepped up efforts to lobby governments through departments of finance, customs, and trade. This enabled […]

Launch of the Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2020

Join high-level experts in discussing how governments from 57 countries are responding to tobacco industry interference and protecting their public health policies from commercial and vested interests as required under the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). (Recording of the webinar is available upon request)   Brochure   Speakers   Materials […]

How tobacco industry interference hinders the UN sustainable development goals

September 2020 The tobacco industry’s business is incompatible with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) because it adversely impacts development areas including poverty, hunger, education, gender equality, economic growth and inequality. Human rights assessments call for the cessation of the production and marketing of tobacco, as it is irreconcilable with the human right […]

Tobacco Industry Interference at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

2019 STOP EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The tobacco industry’s goal to profit despite the deaths and diseases it causes is inherently irreconcilable with the United Nation’s (UN’s) goal towards sustainable development. The tobacco industry’s products continue to kill up to 8 million people annually, and the tobacco industry’s business leads to a net loss to the world […]

Entities rejecting funds and partnership’s from Tobacco Industry’s related institutions and initiatives

About: The following list shows the entities that have written policies and/or have publicly announced their rejection to partnerships and funding support from the tobacco industry, coursed mainly through the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) and PMI IMPACT initiative.   Government-led Ministry of Health – Poland1 Ministry of Health – Vietnam2 Ministry of Health […]

Tobacco industry access to policy elites and the implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

December 17, 2019 Authors: Marc C. Willemsen and Gary FooksBMJ Abstract Introduction Article 5.3 WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) aims to prevent tobacco industry interference with public health policy. The degree of protection depends on several factors: the interpretation of Article 5.3 by governments; the presence of codes of practice; and the effectiveness […]

Report calls out tobacco industry for interference

August 17, 2020 Authors: Jeckonia OtienoStandard Media A new report accuses the tobacco industry of perpetual meddling in tobacco control efforts. The report by Consumer Information Network (CIN) lists seven ways in which it accuses the industry of interference. Among the ways include the industry’s involvement in policy development, corporate social responsibility, tax regime, unnecessary […]