- Reduce and/or limit collaboration between Dutch Customs and the tobacco industry. Multiple face-to-face meetings and digital interactions take place between the parties on a yearly basis. Through collaboration between the two, the tobacco industry might try to influence tobacco control policies, especially taxation policy. In line with WHO FCTC Article 5.3, the MoU should be terminated.
- Increase registration and/or transparency though implementing a registry for tobacco industry entities, affiliated organizations and individuals acting on their behalf including lobbyists. The Netherlands must also request additional information from tobacco producers, such as revenue and spending on lobbying, and obligate political parties to publish financial contributions by the tobacco industry.
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