C416 - Additional information concerning protection of the environment and the health of persons

Back to article page
Party 2020 2018 2016 Region
Afghanistan MoF insist that they are making much more money from raw tobacco export so still they are not ready to take measures against, and they says that all these tobacco exports to another countries so it is not using by afghans in our country MoF insist that they are making much more money from raw tobacco export so still they are not ready to take measures against, and they says that all these tobacco exports to another countries so it is not using by afghans in our country MoF insist that they are making much more money from raw tobacco export so still they are not ready to take measures against, and they says that all these tobacco exports to another countries so it is not using by afghans in our country WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Albania Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Algeria Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Angola Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Antigua and Barbuda Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Armenia Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Australia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Austria Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Azerbaijan Law of the Azerbaijan Republic On Protection of the Environment http://www.cawater-info.net/library/eng/az_prot_env.pdf Law of the Azerbaijan Republic On Protection of the Environment http://www.ardda.gov.az/uploads//images/qanunvericilik/Eng/Codes_of_Az/Law%20of%20the%20Azerbaijan%20Republic%20Environment.pdf Answer not provided WHO European Region
Bahamas Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Bahrain (Kingdom of) Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Bangladesh Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Barbados none none none WHO Region of the Americas
Belarus Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Belgium Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Belize Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Benin Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Bhutan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Bosnia and Herzegovina Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Botswana None None Report not provided WHO African Region
Brazil xxx xxx xxx WHO Region of the Americas
Brunei Darussalam Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Bulgaria Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Burkina Faso Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Burundi Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Cabo Verde Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Cambodia Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Cameroon Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Canada Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Central African Republic Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Chad Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Chile No hay información No hay información Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
China Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Colombia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Comoros Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Congo Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Cook Islands Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Costa Rica - Dado que desde 1999 con la apertura comercial se ha reducido el área de siembra, dándose la reconversión del uso del suelo hacia el cultivo de piña, caña de azúcar, café y ganadería. Actualmente son pocas las hectáreas de tabaco sembradas para la elaboración de puros que se alternan con otros productos, ya que para el año 2015 se reportaron 20 hectáreas y para 2016 se calcularon en solo 8. Dado que desde 1999 con la apertura comercial se ha reducido el área de siembra, dandose la reconversión del uso del suelo hacia el cultivo de piña, caña de azúcar, café y ganadería. Actualmente son pocas las hectáreas de tabaco sembradas para la elaboración de puros que se alternan con otros productos. WHO Region of the Americas
Côte d'Ivoire Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Croatia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Cyprus The above question is not applicable to Cyprus given that we do not grow tobacco. The above question is not applicable to Cyprus given that we do not grow tobacco. The above question is not applicable to Cyprus given that we do not grow tobacco. WHO European Region
Czech Republic Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Democratic Republic of the Congo Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Denmark Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Djibouti Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Dominica Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Ecuador Answer not provided En marzo de 2015 se creó la resolución para la aplicación de Sobretasa Arancelaria para bienes de consumo, en el caso del tabaco se aplicó una sobretasa arancelaria del 45%. En marzo de 2015 se creó la resolución para la aplicación de Sobretasa Arancelaria para bienes de consumo, en el caso del tabaco se aplicó una sobretasa arancelaria del 45% WHO Region of the Americas
Egypt Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
El Salvador Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Equatorial Guinea NO NO NO WHO African Region
Estonia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Eswatini Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Ethiopia Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
European Union Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Fiji Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Finland Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
France Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Gabon La culture du tabac est quasi inexistante au Gabon Lunique usine de fabrication de cigarettes a fermé depuis 2015. La culture du tabac est quasi inexistante au Gabon Lunique usine de fabrication de cigarettes a fermée depuis 2015. La culture du tabac est quasi inexistante au Gabon Lunique usine de fabrication de cigarettes est en cours de liquidation. WHO African Region
Gambia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Georgia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Germany Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Ghana Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Greece Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Grenada N/A N/A N/A WHO Region of the Americas
Guatemala La protección del medio ambiente, en relación con el cultivo de tabaco, se atiende indirectamente por causa de la implementación de otros Convenios. La protección del medio ambiente, en relación con el cultivo de tabaco, se atiende indirectamente por causa de la implementación de otros Convenios. La protección del medio ambiente, en relación con el cultivo de tabaco, se atiende indirectamente por causa de la implementación de otros Convenios. WHO Region of the Americas
Guinea Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Guinea-Bissau Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Guyana Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Honduras Es imperativo el trabajo interinstitucional en la búsqueda de las opciones y recomendaciones de política sobre las alternativas económicamente viables al cultivo de tabaco en relación con los artículos 17 y 18 del CMCT de la OMS al elaborar y aplicar políticas en esta área. Es imperativo el trabajo interinstitucional en la búsqueda de las opciones y recomendaciones de política sobre las alternativas económicamente viables al cultivo de tabaco en relación con los artículos 17 y 18 del CMCT de la OMS al elaborar y aplicar políticas en esta área. Es imperativo el trabajo interinstitucional en la búsqueda de las opciones y recomendaciones de política sobre las alternativas económicamente viables al cultivo de tabaco en relación con los artículos 17 y 18 del CMCT de la OMS al elaborar y aplicar políticas en esta área. WHO Region of the Americas
Hungary Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Iceland There is no tobacco cultivation in Iceland. State Alcohol and Tobacco Company of Iceland, ÁTVR, which is supervised by the Minister of Finance and responsible for the retail of alcohol and wholesale of tobacco.It is stated that ÁTVR shall carry out its operations in accordance with the government’s alcohol and tobacco policy. There is no tobacco cultivation in Iceland. There is no tobacco cultivation in Iceland. WHO European Region
India Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Iraq Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Ireland Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Israel Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Italy A basic and compulsory set of environmental cross-compliance rules and specific agro-environmental measures are foreseen in the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the Direct Payments and Rural development regulations since many years and helped to improve the environmental impact of agricultural activities regarding all products. Tobacco cultivation in Italy is regulated by a Ministry of agriculture Decree which, inter alia, extending to all tobacco farms both strong demanding and compulsory Code on Agricultural Labour Practices (ALP) and rules and restrictions on the use of phytosanitary agrochemicals. Both items focus on the safeguard of the health of the workers: compulsory use of DPIs, personal hygiene rules, etc. and to reduce at a minimum the potential impact on the environment. Information on good agricultural and labour practices and on the use of correct work protection: clothes, gloves, etc. and washing rules have been widely spread among the growers and the workers also through programs supported by the Ministry of agriculture food and forestry policies. The development of these documents followed a tripartite approach involving the Public Institutions, growers’ Organizations and workers’ Trade Unions and have been presented and discussed as best practices at the ILO “Technical Meeting to Promote an Exchange of Views on the Further Development and Implementation of the Integrated Strategy to Address Decent Work Deficits in the Tobacco Sector”, held in Kampala, Uganda in July 2019. A basic and compulsory set of environmental cross-compliance rules and specific agro-environmental measures are foreseen in the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the Direct Payments and Rural development regulations since many years, and helped to improve the environmental impact of agricultural activities with regard to all produces. Information on good agricultural practices and on the use of correct work clothes, gloves, etc. and washing rules have been widely spread among the growers and the workers also through programs supported by the Ministry of agriculture food and forestry policies. A basic and compulsory set of environmental cross-compliance rules and specific agro-environmental measures are foreseen in the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the Direct Payments and Rural development regulations since many years, and helped to improve the environmental impact of agricultural activities with regard to all produces. Information on good agricultural practices and on the use of correct work clothes, gloves, etc. and washing rules have been widely spread among the growers and the workers also through programs supported by the Ministry of agriculture food and forestry policies. WHO European Region
Jamaica Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Japan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Jordan تم توقف زراعة التبغ في الاردن والغاء صندوق دعم مزارعي التبغ منذ عام 2002 وتوقفت زراعة التبغ منذ 17 عام Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kazakhstan Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Kenya Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Kiribati Not available Not available Not available WHO Western Pacific Region
Kuwait Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kyrgyzstan Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Lao People's Democratic Republic Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Latvia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Lebanon Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Lesotho Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Liberia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Libya Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Lithuania Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Luxembourg Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Madagascar Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Malaysia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Maldives NONE NONE NONE WHO South-East Asia Region
Mali Le Projet OHVN ( Opération Haute Vallée du Niger) a totalement arrêté la production de tabac au profil de maraichers Le Projet OHVN ( Opération Haute Vallée du Niger) a totalement arrêté la production de tabac au profil de maraichers Le Projet OHVN ( Opération Haute Vallée du Niger) a totalement arreteé la production de tabac au profil de marrraichers WHO African Region
Malta n/a n/a Answer not provided WHO European Region
Marshall Islands Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Mauritania - - - WHO African Region
Mauritius NONE NONE Answer not provided WHO African Region
Mexico Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Micronesia (Federated States of) NA NA NA WHO Western Pacific Region
Mongolia Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Montenegro Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Myanmar Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Namibia Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Nauru Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Nepal Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Netherlands Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
New Zealand Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Nicaragua Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Niger Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Nigeria Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Niue Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Norway Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Oman لا يوجد لا يوجد لا يوجد WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Pakistan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Palau PALAU PLEDGE : Palau is the first nation on earth to change its immigration laws for the cause of environmental protection. Upon entry, visitors need to sign a passport pledge to act in an ecologically responsible way on the island, for the sake of Palau’s children and future generations of Palauans. Every tourist/ visitors/anyone who takes the pledge needs to follow sustainable tourism checklist or risk a fine. One of the items on the checklist is : "Do not smoke in restricted areas" - Do not throw cigarette butts in the ocean or on the beach.... Do not pollute others with your second-hand smoke. PALAU PLEDGE : Palau is the first nation on earth to change its immigration laws for the cause of environmental protection. Upon entry, visitors need to sign a passport pledge to act in an ecologically responsible way on the island, for the sake of Palau’s children and future generations of Palauans. Every tourist/ visitors/anyone who takes the pledge needs to follow sustainable tourism checklist or risk a fine. One of the items on the checklist is : "Do not smoke in restricted areas" - Do not throw cigarette butts in the ocean or on the beach.... Do not pollute others with your second-hand smoke. Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Panama Estas recomendaciones no aplican para Panamá. Estas recomendaciones no aplican para Panamá. Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Papua New Guinea Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Paraguay no tenemos conocimiento de alternativas al cultivo de tabaco por no recibir a tiempo los informes del ministerio de agricultura Ninguna Ninguna WHO Region of the Americas
Peru Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Philippines Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Poland Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Portugal Answer not provided Answer not provided No progress made since 2014 in this area. The revision of the Tobacco Law introduced more restrictions on smoking in enclosed places. anyway these measures are not yet in place. They entered into force only in 31 december 2020. WHO European Region
Qatar Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Republic of Korea *C412 -In accordance with Article 12 (1) of the Act on the Promotion of Saving and Recycling of Resources (waste management charge), the costs of disposal and its collection and processing of tobacco products will be imposed and collected annually. - Manufacture and import of reduced ignition propensity and its performance certification on Article 11(5) and designation of certification authority to fire prevention performance on 11(6) of Tobacco Business Act were included on January 21, 2014. In accordance with these provisions, fire protection performance by presidential decree should be equipped in all domestic manufactured or imported cigarettes from July 21, 2015. *C412 -In accordance with Article 12 (1) of the Act on the Promotion of Saving and Recycling of Resources (waste management charge), the costs of disposal and its collection and processing of tobacco products will be imposed and collected annually. - Manufacture and import of reduced ignition propensity and its performance certification on Article 11(5) and designation of certification authority to fire prevention performance on 11(6) of Tobacco Business Act were included on January 21, 2014. In accordance with these provisions, fire protection performance by presidential decree should be equipped in all domestic manufactured or imported cigarettes from July 21, 2015. *C412 -In accordance with Article 12 (1) of the Act on the Promotion of Saving and Recycling of Resources (waste management charge), the costs of disposal and its collection and processing of tobacco products will be imposed and collected annually. - Manufacture and import of reduced ignition propensity and its performance certification on Article 11(5) and designation of certification authority to fire prevention performance on 11(6) of Tobacco Business Act were included on January 21, 2014. In accordance with these provisions, fire protection performance by presidential decree should be equipped in all domestic manufactured or imported cigarettes from July 21, 2015. WHO Western Pacific Region
Republic of Moldova Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Romania Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Russian Federation В разработанном Минздравом России проекте Плана по реализации Концепции осуществления государственной политики противодействия потреблению табака и иной никотинсодержащей продукции в Российской Федерации на период до 2035 года и дальнейшую перспективу предложено ввести экологический налог на сигареты и табачные изделия с нагреваемым табаком. Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Rwanda Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Saint Kitts and Nevis Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Saint Lucia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Samoa Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
San Marino No tobacco growing or manufactoring in San Marino. No tobacco growing or manufactoring in San Marino. No tobacco growing or manufactoring in San Marino. WHO European Region
Sao Tome and Principe No tenemos industria de tabaco en el país No tenemos industria de tabaco en el país Report not provided WHO African Region
Saudi Arabia يحظر زراعة التبغ بالمملكه Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Senegal Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Serbia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Seychelles Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Sierra Leone Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Singapore NA NA NA WHO Western Pacific Region
Slovakia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Slovenia Report not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Solomon Islands Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
South Africa Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Spain Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Sri Lanka In the process of discussion and planning to work on this area In the process of discussion and planning to work on this area Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Sudan تم اضافة عضو من وزارة البيئة ضمن اللجنه الوطنية لمكافحة التبغ للنظر والتنفيذ لايوجد Report not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Suriname Suriname did not take any measures to support for economically viable alternative activities to promote economically viable alternatives for tobacco workers, growers and individual sellers since Suriname is not growing tobacco. No programs for manufactures and individual sellers yet. Suriname did not take any measures to support for economically viable alternative activities to promote economically viable alternatives for tobacco workers, growers and individual sellers since Suriname is not growing tobacco. Suriname did not take any measures to support for economically viable alternative activities to promote economically viable alternatives for tobacco workers, growers and individual sellers since Suriname is not growing tobacco. WHO Region of the Americas
Sweden Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Syrian Arab Republic Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Tajikistan Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Thailand Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Timor-Leste There is no manufacture and just have individual agriculture growing the tobacco. There is no manufacture and just have individual agriculture growing the tobacco. Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Togo Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Tonga n/a This is still in discussion but not yet put into action. Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Trinidad and Tobago - Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Tunisia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Turkey Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Turkmenistan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Tuvalu Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Uganda Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Ukraine Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
United Arab Emirates Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
United Republic of Tanzania Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Uruguay Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Uzbekistan Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Vanuatu Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Venezuela Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Viet Nam Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Yemen Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Zambia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Zimbabwe No new policy developed No new policy developed Answer not provided WHO African Region
Region

Survey answers in 2020

  • 1: Answer not provided
  • 2: Report not provided
  • 3: Answer available


Survey answers in 2020

Answers evolution

Back to article page