United Kingdom

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2020
2019
Rank 3 from a survey of 80 countries
Global Tobacco Index Score
32

Indicators

Indicator 1: Level of Participation in Policy Development
2
Indicator 2: Tobacco Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
3
Indicator 3: Benefits to the Tobacco Industry
2
Indicator 4: Unnecessary Interaction between Government and Industry
3
Indicator 5: Measures for Transparency
4
Indicator 6: Preventing Conflicts of Interest
7
Indicator 7: Measures that Prevent Industry Influence
11
Rank 4 from a survey of 57 countries
Global Tobacco Index Score
32

Indicators

Indicator 1: Level of Participation in Policy Development
3
Indicator 2: Tobacco Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
1
Indicator 3: Benefits to the Tobacco Industry
3
Indicator 4: Unnecessary Interaction between Government and Industry
2
Indicator 5: Measures for Transparency
4
Indicator 6: Preventing Conflicts of Interest
8
Indicator 7: Measures that Prevent Industry Influence
11
Rank 1 from a survey of 0 countries
Global Tobacco Index Score
26

Indicators

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

The United Kingdom (UK) has been a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) since March 16, 2005. While the UK relatively has a lower incidence of interference, an area for improvement would be requiring tobacco industry representatives and affiliates to register with the government, and specifically prohibiting tobacco industry donations to political parties, campaigns, or candidates.

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