Ban Tobacco Case Study

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The ban on tobacco has become an ethical challenge for the Government of India.
Tobacco was originally an expensive product, but it quickly became cheap through mass production in countries like India. It became so cheap that young children started smoking and it led to major health problems for the population of India. The Government noticed their increase in “state spending on health care” (Ban on Tobacco Ads by the Government of India. (n.d.), and now that they had to do something to prevent rising of costs, resulting in the government’s decision in favor on the ban of tobacco.

A study on tobacco consumption and employment showed that reducing smoking would actually increase, and not decrease employment and so increase the revenue.
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Through those advertisements, directly or indirectly, the usage of tobacco became fashionable and encouraged even young children to smoke. Since as it was becoming so cheap by the 1950s half of the population of industrialized nations smoked some kind of tobacco. But that is where the line crossed. Adults knew it was a health risk, and they did not want their kid’s …show more content…
Another point would be to completely cut out advertising tobacco as the world already knows that tobacco is available. So there wouldn’t be a need to bring it up in public where children can view it. I would also suggest that they regulate their policies in limiting the production throughout the country as I said earlier, those “consumers” will end up spending money somewhere else

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