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Table 5 Characteristics of country laws, with respect to message content of health warnings 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 Advice on health effects Cessation Addictive nature Adverse economic and social outcomes Impact on family and friends Total
Africa
South Africa 1 1 1 0 1 4
Kenya 1 0 0 0 1 2
Americas
Mexico 1 0 1 0 1 3
Canada 1 1 1 0 1 4
Brazil 1 1 1 0 1 4
Argentina 1 1 1 0 0 3
USA 1 1 1 0 1 4
Eastern Mediterranean
Egypt 1 0 1 1 1 4
Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 1
Europe
Spain 1 1 1 1 1 5
Turkey 1 1 1 0 1 4
Poland 1 1 1 0 1 4
UK 1 1 1 0 1 4
Ukraine 1 0 1 1 1 4
Russia 1 1 1 0 1 4
South-East Asia
Nepal 1 0 0 0 0 1
Thailand 1 0 0 0 1 2
India 1 0 0 0 0 1
Bangladesh 1 0 0 0 1 2
Indonesia 1 0 0 0 0 1
Western Pacific
Australia 1 1 1 0 1 4
Malaysia 1 0 0 0 0 1
Philippines 1 0 0 0 1 2
VietNam 1 0 0 0 0 1
China 1 0 0 0 0 1
  1. *Countries are ranked within each of the six WHO regions by overall level of compliance with FCTC article 11 guidelines.