Indicators of Influence
These seven key indicators highlight interference from the tobacco industry in Uganda.
Industry participation in policy development
4 / 20
Tobacco industry-related CSR activities
5 / 20
Benefits given to the tobacco industry
5 / 20
Unnecessary interaction with the tobacco industry
1 / 20
Procedure for transparency measures
6 / 20
Avoiding conflicts of interest
2 / 20
11 / 30
These are ways Uganda can deter interference from the tobacco industry:
- There is a need to create awareness on the provisions of the Tobacco Control Act and ensure all departments are aware of the limits when interacting with the tobacco industry.
- Diplomatic Missions must be made aware of the Tobacco Control Act so that the law is applied to officials overseas and those who represent the country at international meetings.
- The duty free sale of cigarettes/cigars/tobacco for international travelers should be halted.
- Penalties for unnecessary interactions should be enforced.
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