Indicators of Influence
These seven key indicators highlight interference from the tobacco industry in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Industry participation in policy development
4 / 20
Tobacco industry-related CSR activities
0 / 20
Benefits given to the tobacco industry
8 / 20
Unnecessary interaction with the tobacco industry
4 / 20
Procedure for transparency measures
10 / 20
Avoiding conflicts of interest
3 / 20
10 / 30
These are ways Iran can deter interference from the tobacco industry:
- The Ministry of Industry should coordinate with the Center for Tobacco Planning and Supervision to implement the FCTC which obligates the country to reduce tobacco use and tobacco supply including disallowing new licenses to tobacco companies.
- The government should expedite the adoption of a code of conduct for all government officials in their interaction with the tobacco industry which should be limited to only when strictly necessary.
- There must be a registry of tobacco industry representatives.
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