List of Countries

Mexico

Global Tobacco Index Score
47
Indicator 1 (I1): The industry's participation in policy development
4
Indicator 2 (I2): Tobacco industry-related corporate social responsibility activities
2
Indicator 3 (I3): Benefits given to the tobacco industry
2
Indicator 4 (I4): Unnecessary interaction between government and industry
9
Indicator 5 (I5): Measures for transparency
5
Indicator 6 (I6). Preventing conflicts of interest
10
Indicator 7 (I7). Measures that prevent industry influence
15

Mexico has been a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) since February 27, 2005. While tobacco control policies are enacted through the General Law on Tobacco Control, the tobacco industry is generally able to participate in development of tobacco control policies, partner with government agencies for corporate social responsibility activities, and are not disallowed from providing contributions/gifts to the government.