France

2021
2020
2019
Rank 4 from a survey of 80 countries
Global Tobacco Index Score
33

Indicators

Indicator 1: Level of Participation in Policy Development
6
Indicator 2: Tobacco Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
2
Indicator 3: Benefits to the Tobacco Industry
3
Indicator 4: Unnecessary Interaction between Government and Industry
4
Indicator 5: Measures for Transparency
3
Indicator 6: Preventing Conflicts of Interest
4
Indicator 7: Measures that Prevent Industry Influence
11
Rank 2 from a survey of 57 countries
Global Tobacco Index Score
27

Indicators

Indicator 1: Level of Participation in Policy Development
4
Indicator 2: Tobacco Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
1
Indicator 3: Benefits to the Tobacco Industry
2
Indicator 4: Unnecessary Interaction between Government and Industry
3
Indicator 5: Measures for Transparency
3
Indicator 6: Preventing Conflicts of Interest
4
Indicator 7: Measures that Prevent Industry Influence
10
Rank 5 from a survey of 0 countries
Global Tobacco Index Score
34

Indicators

Indicator 1: Level of Participation in Policy Development
5
Indicator 2: Tobacco Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
1
Indicator 3: Benefits to the Tobacco Industry
4
Indicator 4: Unnecessary Interaction between Government and Industry
4
Indicator 5: Measures for Transparency
3
Indicator 6: Preventing Conflicts of Interest
4
Indicator 7: Measures that Prevent Industry Influence
13

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.

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