Indicator 1 (I1): The industry's participation in policy development
Indicator 2 (I2): Tobacco industry-related corporate social responsibility activities
Indicator 3 (I3): Benefits given to the tobacco industry
Indicator 4 (I4): Unnecessary interaction between government and industry
Indicator 5 (I5): Measures for transparency
Indicator 6 (I6). Preventing conflicts of interest
Indicator 7 (I7). Measures that prevent industry influence
France has been a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) since February 27, 2005. Even before the WHO FCTC, France had existing tobacco control legislation in place which is today known as the Code of Public Health. While France generally has strong safeguards against tobacco industry interference, a big challenge is the industry’s use of tobacco retailers and representatives to promote its interests.