List of Countries

Iran

Global Tobacco Index Score
34
Indicator 1 (I1): The industry's participation in policy development
4
Indicator 2 (I2): Tobacco industry-related corporate social responsibility activities
1
Indicator 3 (I3): Benefits given to the tobacco industry
7
Indicator 4 (I4): Unnecessary interaction between government and industry
2
Indicator 5 (I5): Measures for transparency
6
Indicator 6 (I6). Preventing conflicts of interest
4
Indicator 7 (I7). Measures that prevent industry influence
10

Iran has been a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) since February 4, 2006. Article 5 of the National Tobacco Control law and its bylaws prohibit any support from tobacco manufacturers to tobacco control programs. Hence the tobacco industry cannot participate in tobacco control policy development.

Iran
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