Tobacco Industry Accountability and Liability in the Time of COVID-19

July 28, 2020

The tobacco industry must be held to account for its role in skyrocketing health care costs, environmental damage, human rights violations and more—especially as COVID-19 exacerbates these pressing issues.

In this policy brief, STOP addresses frequently asked questions including but not limited to: What is accountability and liability in the context of the tobacco industry? Why is accountability important during the pandemic? What does the FCTC recommend? How can governments take action?

Find the answers to these questions and see examples of how the tobacco industry has successfully been held to account, or view an infographic summarizing 10 reasons why the tobacco industry must pay up.

Hold the tobacco industry accountable for COVID-19 harms