Canada

Canada

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Global Tobacco Index Score
2021
53
Rank 28
2020
47
Rank 13
2019
47
Rank 10
INDICATORS
Level of Participation in Policy-Development
6 5 5
Tobacco Industry-related Corporate Social Responsibility activities
5 3 3
Benefits given to the Tobacco Industry
7 7 7
Unnecessary Interaction between Government and Industry
8 8 8
Measures for Transparency
5 4 4
Preventing Conflicts of Interest
5 4 4
Measures that prevent Industry Influence
17 16 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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