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Table 6 Characteristics of country laws, with respect to optional health warning components of the FCTC

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