The Ban of Tobacco Advertising in India

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On February 6, 2001, Government Of India (GOI) announces a bill about banning Tobacco companies from advertising their product and sponsoring sport and cultural events. The bill mission is to reduce consumption of tobacco products. This paper is based on information provided by the case study and is divided into four section. The first section summarizes arguments in favor of the ban on tobacco advertising in India. The second section summarizes arguments in opposition of the ban on tobacco advertising in Indian. The third sections discuss the conflict of interest issue as it pertains to government in India. And the last section offers some suggestion on what government should do in regards to tobacco advertising.
Favor in the ban of tobacco Advertising
Some advocates argue that these ban is the same as government effort to meddle their citizen private lives, but other argue that government did have right to intervene in the overall interest of their citizen.
There are many countries in the world that already did similar bans. In 1991, French constitutional council declared that French government ban on tobacco is not based on nothing. As this ban is needed to protect their citizen health.
Many fears that tobacco advertisements will influence children and young adult to smoke. It is become concern, especially since it is noted that future cigarette business lay on the age 14-24 years old. California government has done some effort to prevent that. For example, California
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