Ranked 76 out of 80


Overall Score: 80

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Indicators of Influence

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

No. 1

Industry participation in policy development

Indicator Score:

16 / 20

No. 2

Tobacco industry-related CSR activities

Indicator Score:

4 / 20

No. 3

Benefits given to the tobacco industry

Indicator Score:

8 / 20

No. 4

Unnecessary interaction with the tobacco industry

Indicator Score:

12 / 20

No. 5

Procedure for transparency measures

Indicator Score:

10 / 20

No. 6

Avoiding conflicts of interest

Indicator Score:

8 / 20

No. 7

Preventive measures

Indicator Score:

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.

Learn more about tobacco industry interference in this country.

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