- Strengthen the National Diversification Program in Tobacco Grown Areas, based on sustainable development, food security, productive diversification and social participation as a way to protect tobacco-growing families from reducing global tobacco demand and to reduce tobacco industry interference at local, regional and national levels.
- Tobacco industry-related CSR activities must be banned.
- Full transparency and mechanisms to avoid conflicts of interest and undue interference in public health policies should be guaranteed by the government and by parliamentarians in the interactions with the tobacco industry.
- Adoption of a code of conduct for all government officials in dealing with the tobacco industry must be expedited. The government must develop a more sustained plan to create awareness and compliance with WHO FCTC Article 5.3 for the whole government.
- More information about the tobacco industry’s businesses, marketing expenditures, lobbying, philanthropy and political contributions must be required.
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