1.) “There is a fundamental and irreconcilable conflict between the tobacco industry’s interests and public health policy interests.” – @WHO FCTC Article 5.3
See who’s lobbying FOR tobacco in your state, so you can counter their efforts: https://ash.org/tobacco-money
2.) ASH’s Lobbyist Tracker shows 994 tobacco industry lobbyist or firm registrations in 2021 at the state level, all of whom are actively working to protect tobacco company profits at the expense of life-saving policies.
Ensuring policymakers have accurate information for public health policy has never been more essential. Learn more: https://ash.org/tobacco-money
3.) In the US, every state manages tobacco lobbyist registrations differently, making it hard for advocates, media & policymakers to have a clear picture of tobacco industry interference, until now…
ASH’s Lobbyist Tracker compiles the data: https://ash.org/tobacco-money
4.) Public health policymakers must avoid all “advice” from tobacco industry lobbyists named in the ASH Lobbyist Tracker here: https://ash.org/tobacco-money
There is an irreconcilable conflict between tobacco companies and public health. #TrackTobacco
5.) Tobacco companies & lobbyists must be actively excluded from policymaking. To do that, you must know who they are.
ASH’s Tracker shows public health advocates who cannot be trusted to put forth good policy: https://ash.org/tobacco-money #TrackTobacco
6.) Nearly two-thirds (639) of the tobacco lobbyist or firm registrations listed in ASH’s Tracker represent a company owned wholly or in part by federally adjudicated racketeers.
Racketeers do NOT lobby for good policy. Visit https://ash.org/tobacco-money to learn who the tobacco industry lobbyists are in your state. #TrackTobacco