Tobacco Industry Influence on Government: Health and civil society organizations demand transparency - Germany

Despite international obligations, the German government is taking insufficient measures against the influence of the tobacco industry on political decisions. This is revealed by a new tobacco industry interference index presented by the Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC) and supported by the German Cancer Research Center, Unfairtobacco and eleven other organizations.

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