Canada

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2019
Rank 28 from a survey of 80 countries
Global Tobacco Index Score
53

Indicators

Indicator 1: Level of Participation in Policy Development
6
Indicator 2: Tobacco Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
5
Indicator 3: Benefits to the Tobacco Industry
7
Indicator 4: Unnecessary Interaction between Government and Industry
8
Indicator 5: Measures for Transparency
5
Indicator 6: Preventing Conflicts of Interest
5
Indicator 7: Measures that Prevent Industry Influence
17
Rank 15 from a survey of 57 countries
Global Tobacco Index Score
47

Indicators

Indicator 1: Level of Participation in Policy Development
5
Indicator 2: Tobacco Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
3
Indicator 3: Benefits to the Tobacco Industry
7
Indicator 4: Unnecessary Interaction between Government and Industry
8
Indicator 5: Measures for Transparency
4
Indicator 6: Preventing Conflicts of Interest
4
Indicator 7: Measures that Prevent Industry Influence
16
Rank 10 from a survey of 0 countries
Global Tobacco Index Score
47

Indicators

Indicator 1: Level of Participation in Policy Development
5
Indicator 2: Tobacco Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
3
Indicator 3: Benefits to the Tobacco Industry
7
Indicator 4: Unnecessary Interaction between Government and Industry
8
Indicator 5: Measures for Transparency
4
Indicator 6: Preventing Conflicts of Interest
4
Indicator 7: Measures that Prevent Industry Influence
16

Canada has been a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) since February 27, 2005. Its Federal Department of Health has a policy of “not partnering with the tobacco industry on tobacco control programming” but these limitations on interactions with tobacco companies only extend to the Federal Department of Health staff and officials. Its Federal Lobbyist Registry currently shows that the tobacco industry actively engages with other departments and agencies

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