Skip to main content

Table 4 Characteristics of country laws, with respect to rotation of health warnings

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 Rotation required Rotation format specified Range of packs to which rotation is applicable is specified Total
Africa
South Africa 1 1 1 3
Kenya 1 1 1 3
Americas
Mexico 1 1 1 3
Canada 1 1 1 3
Brazil 1 1 0 2
Argentina 1 1 1 3
USA 1 0 0 1
Eastern Mediterranean
Egypt 1 1 0 2
Pakistan 1 1 1 3
Europe
Spain 1 0 1 2
Turkey 1 1 1 3
Poland 1 1 1 3
UK 1 1 1 3
Ukraine 1 0 0 1
Russia 1 1 0 2
South-East Asia
Nepal 1 1 1 3
Thailand 1 0 0 1
India 1 1 0 2
Bangladesh 0 0 0 0
Indonesia 0 0 0 0
Western Pacific
Australia 1 1 1 3
Malaysia 1 0 1 2
Philippines 1 1 0 2
VietNam 1 1 0 2
China 1 0 0 1
  1. *Countries are ranked within each of the six WHO regions by overall level of compliance with FCTC article 11 guidelines.