Indicators of Influence
These seven key indicators highlight interference from the tobacco industry in Georgia.
Industry participation in policy development
16 / 20
Tobacco industry-related CSR activities
4 / 20
Benefits given to the tobacco industry
8 / 20
Unnecessary interaction with the tobacco industry
12 / 20
Procedure for transparency measures
10 / 20
Avoiding conflicts of interest
8 / 20
22 / 30
These are ways Georgia can deter interference from the tobacco industry:
- Adopt the draft Governmental Decree on “Protecting the State Policy Related to Tobacco Control in Public Institutions and Establishing the Rule of Communication of State Servants with the Tobacco Industry” as soon as possible.
- Disallow participation of the tobacco industry in public health policy setting and implementation.
- Ban and denormalize CSR and charitable activities from the tobacco industry.
- Disclose all records of meeting with the tobacco industry.
- Implement a code of conduct for public officials to guide them when dealing with the tobacco industry.
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