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Tobacco Companies

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Incidents of tobacco industry interference or government action

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1 Based on most sold brand. 2 Primarily healthcare costs and productivity losses. Data Sources: Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2020, World Health Organization MPOWER Report 2019, Tobacco Atlas 2019, (Local Collaborators)

Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), a STOP partner, utilized civil society reports on tobacco industry influence from 57 countries that cover about 80% of the world's population. The Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index is a survey to determine how governments are protecting their public health policies from commercial and vested interests of the tobacco industry as required under the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). Detailed country reports and other tools are available at www.globaltobaccoindex.org.

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Global Tobacco Index 2020:

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Best Performers

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Brunei Darussalam
14
France
27
Uganda
31
UK
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New Zealand
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Lebanon
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China, Colombia, Georgia, Jordan, Romania
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Zambia
78
Indonesia
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Japan
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Tobacco Companies

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LEGEND:

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Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), a STOP partner, utilized civil society reports on tobacco industry influence from 57 countries that cover about 80% of the world's population. The Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index is a survey to determine how governments are protecting their public health policies from commercial and vested interests of the tobacco industry as required under the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). Detailed country reports and other tools are available at www.globaltobaccoindex.org.