Analysing compliance of cigarette packaging with the FCTC and national legislation in eight former Soviet countries

  title={Analysing compliance of cigarette packaging with the FCTC and national legislation in eight former Soviet countries},
  author={Hassan Mir and Bayard Roberts and Erica Richardson and Clara K. Chow and Martin Mckee},
  journal={Tobacco Control},
  pages={231 - 234}
Aim To analyse compliance of cigarette packets with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and national legislation and the policy actions that are required in eight former Soviet Union countries. Methods We obtained cigarette packets of each of the 10 most smoked cigarette brands in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. The packets were then analysed using a standardised data collection instrument. The analysis included the placing, size… 

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