Curbing tobacco use
Investing in tobacco companies may be a good business decision, but tobacco actually drains the national economy.
It has been proven beyond doubt that tobacco consumption is highly injurious to the health of human beings, but the crop continues to be touted as a major source of revenue and employment in many countries, including India. What this essentially means is that tobacco, despite being a significant threat to human lives, plays a critical role in ensuring a country's economic well-being. Obviously, that places the government in a tight spot, and sort of an ethical dilemma, concerning the extent of regulation that should be exercised over the production, sale, and use of tobacco and related products. However, the issue does not end there.