ARTICLE 5.3 IN ACTION – RECOMMENDATIONS 2-4

CODE OF CONDUCT ESTABLISH MEASURES TO LIMIT INTERACTION REJECT PARTNERSHIPS AND AGREEMENTS AVOID CONFLICTS OF INTEREST FOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES These three recommendations go hand in hand. They govern the behavior of the state, its agencies,  instrumentalities, and personnel vis-à-vis the tobacco industry. To promote compliance, governments can: a. Develop policies for all concerned government agencies and…

ARTICLE 5.3 IN ACTION: Recommendation 1

ARTICLE 5.3 IN ACTION Raise awareness about the harmful nature of tobacco products and about the harmful nature of tobacco products and about tobacco industry interference in tobacco control. In practical terms, Recommendation 1 implies that governments must: Monitor and document examples of tobacco industry interference. Develop materials about tobacco industry interference and the government’s…

References

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GLOBAL TOBACCO TREATY & GOVERNANCE

The international public health community has agreed to pay special attention to the tactics of the tobacco industry to undermine tobacco control measures and promote a unique and inherently lethal product. Presently, there are 180 states that are Parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the first modern-day global public health treaty created…

TI Market Share: VIETNAM

Vietnam tobacco industry has about 22 companies, most of them are state-owned, under six focal points: 1)Vietnam Tobacco Company (Vinataba): takes 58.9% market share 2)Khanh Viet Company 3)Saigon Industry Company 4)Dong Nai Food Industry Company 5)27/7 Company 6)Binh Duong Industry Service and Tobacco Limited Company. Vinataba takes 58.9% market share including the share for its…