Tobacco

All PICTs have introduced legislation to reduce tobacco consumption, with 18 PICTs implementing tobacco taxation measures. Most PICTs have legislation to create smoke-free public places (18 PICTs), health warnings on tobacco packaging (16 PICTs), restrictions on tobacco sales and licensing (14 PICTs ... , and restrictions on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (17 PICTs). However, no PICT currently has a national policy or legislation in place to prevent tobacco industry interference.

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PICT ratings for Pacific NCD Dashboard Tobacco indicators

Summary of findings for Pacific NCD dashboard Tobacco indicators

Not Present

0

0%

0

0%

3

14%

1

5%

4

20%

15

71%

Under Development

3

14%

3

14%

2

10%

3

14%

2

10%

6

29%

Present

18

86%

18

86%

16

76%

17

81%

14

70%

0

0%

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