The Ban On Tobacco Advertising Essay
1. Summarize the arguments in favor of the ban on tobacco advertising in India
The arguments in favor of the ban on tobacco advertising in India are as follows:
- This decision wasn’t the first of its kind; in fact, European countries had already implemented similar bans. Arguments against bans focused on human rights especially the freedom to choose and to decide. Counterarguments insisted that “a ban on tobacco advertising was not unconstitutional” (Ban on Tobacco, 2010, 1) and that it was the government’s right to “intervene in the overall interest of the citizens.” (Ban on Tobacco, 2010, 1). Add to that, that bans on ads wouldn’t necessarily mean that a certain product wouldn’t remain in the market (Ban on Tobacco, 2010, 1).
- Consumption of tobacco generates death. The number of causalities related to tobacco…