Fact Sheets

Health Warning Label Compliance

Health Warning Label Compliance fact sheets

2017: China

2016: Bangladesh | Brazil | India | Philippines

2015: Indonesia | Russian Federation | Thailand | Viet Nam

2013: Bangladesh | Brazil | China | EgyptIndia | Indonesia | Mexico | Pakistan | Philippines | Russian Federation | Thailand | Turkey | Ukraine | Viet Nam

Suggested Citation for Fact Sheets: Tobacco Pack Surveillance System (TPackSS). Health Warning Label Compliance: {Country – Year} [Fact sheet]. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. {URL}

Example Citation: Tobacco Pack Surveillance System (TPackSS). Health Warning Label Compliance: Bangladesh– 2013 [Fact sheet]. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Published Articles

Brown J, Welding K, Cohen JE, Cherukupalli R, Washington C, Ferguson J, Smith KC. An analysis of purchase price of legal and illicit cigarettes in urban retail environments in 14 low- and middle-income countriesAddiction. 2017 May 27; [Epub ahead of print]; doi:10.1111/add.13881.

Cohen JE, Brown J, Washington C, Welding K, Ferguson J, Smith KC. Do cigarette health warning labels comply with requirements: A 14-country study. Preventive Medicine. 2016 October 3; [Epub ahead of print]; doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.10.006.

Iacobelli M, Smith KC, Washington C, Welding K, Cohen JE. When the tax stamp covers the health warning label: conflicting ‘best practices’ for tobacco control policy. Tobacco Control. 2016 December 20; [Epub ahead of print]; doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-053417.

Kleb C, Welding K, Cohen JE, Smith KC. The use of sports imagery and terminology on cigarette packs from fourteen countries. Substance Use & Misuse. 2017 September 29; [Epub ahead of print]; doi:10.1080/10826084.2017.1363236.

Ross H, Vellios N, Smith KC, Ferguson J, Cohen JE. A closer look at Cheap White cigarettesTobacco Control. 2015 September 28; [Epub ahead of print]; doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2015-052540.

Smith KC, Washington C, Welding K, Kroart L, Osho A, Cohen JE. Cigarette stick as valuable communicative real estate: A content analysis of cigarettes from 14 low-income and middle-income countriesTobacco Control. 2016 August 16; [Epub ahead of print]; doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-053148.

Smith KC, Washington C, Brown J, Vadnais A, Kroart L, Ferguson J, Cohen J. The Tobacco Pack Surveillance System (TPackSS): A protocol for assessing health warning compliance, design features and appeals of tobacco packs sold in low- and middle-income countriesJMIR Public Health and Surveillance. 2015; 1(2):e8. doi:10.2196/publichealth.4616.