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December 11, 2003

The Government of India said on Thursday that it will soon script a law to ban tobacco advertising in the print and electronic media, whether of Indian or foreign origin.

Considering that tobacco advertising generates a lot of revenue and jobs, should the government impose such a ban? Tell us.

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Number of User Comments: 55

Sub: witout thinking

I thnk yes, without any wishful thinking all ads shd be manned and also the sale of tobacco products shd be restricted to very small ...

Posted by rohit

Sub: Should tobacco ads be banned?

Absolutely. The government, from its vantage point should look at the total costs and benefits to the society as a whole in considering any acts ...

Posted by Dinkar B. Koppikar

Sub: Tobacco Ads

What would be achieved by banning the ads for tobacco other than banning it? Are people smoking/chewing because they are impressed by the ads? Thats ...

Posted by Venu

Sub: Make tobacco and alcohol companies pay for related health-care expenditures

Follow European (and US) trends by making tobacco and alcohol companies pay for tobacco related health-care expenditures. Health-care rendered to persons affected by tobacco and ...

Posted by Ravindran Thanikaimoni

Sub: are bans sufficient

why not impose very high duties alongwith tha ban on ads.... let's say duty amounting to Rs 20 on a Rs 2 cigarette. ... personally ...

Posted by niraj prasad



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