Ranked 49 out of 80

Czech Republic

Overall Score: 61

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Indicators of Influence

These seven key indicators highlight interference from the tobacco industry in the Czech Republic.

No. 1

Industry participation in policy development

Indicator Score:

8 / 20

No. 2

Tobacco industry-related CSR activities

Indicator Score:

3 / 20

No. 3

Benefits given to the tobacco industry

Indicator Score:

8 / 20

No. 4

Unnecessary interaction with the tobacco industry

Indicator Score:

5 / 20

No. 5

Procedure for transparency measures

Indicator Score:

10 / 20

No. 6

Avoiding conflicts of interest

Indicator Score:

7 / 20

No. 7

Preventive measures

Indicator Score:

20 / 30


These are ways the Czech Republic can deter interference from the tobacco industry:

  • Create awareness on tobacco industry interference across all departments of the government.
  • Adopt a code of conduct or guidelines for all government officials so that public health policy is developed free of tobacco industry interference.
  • Require information on production, marketing and revenue from the tobacco industry.
  • Require a registry of lobbyists and the tobacco industry’s lobbying expenditure. The registry should also record representatives of the tobacco industry.

Learn more about tobacco industry interference in this country.

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