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Table 3 Characteristics of country laws, with respect to prohibition of misleading descriptors on cigarette packs

From: Country tobacco laws and article 11 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: a review of tobacco packaging and labeling regulations of 25 countries

*Country Prohibition of term, descriptor, trademark or figurative or other sign that may be deceptive Prohibition of display of emission yields Display of relevant qualitative emissions such as benzene Total
Africa
South Africa 1 0 0 1
Kenya 0 1 1 2
Americas
Mexico 1 1 1 3
Canada 1 0 1 2
Brazil 0.5 0 1 1.5
Argentina 1 0 0 1
USA 0 0 0 0
Eastern Mediterranean
Egypt 0.5 0 0 0.5
Pakistan 0 0 0 0
Europe
Spain 1 0 0 1
Turkey 1 0 1 2
Poland 1 0 1 2
UK 1 0 0 1
Ukraine 1 0 0 1
Russia 0 0 0 0
South-East Asia
Nepal 1 0 1 2
Thailand 1 0 1 2
India 1 0 0 1
Bangladesh 0 0 0 0
Indonesia 0 0 0 0
Western Pacific
Australia 1 1 1 3
Malaysia 0.5 0 1 1.5
Philippines 0 0 0 0
VietNam 1 0 0 1
China 0.5 0 0 0.5
  1. *Countries are ranked within each of the six WHO regions by overall level of compliance with FCTC article 11 guidelines.