ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Politics of Banning On-Screen Smoking

A study undertaken by the WHO in 2003 revealed the increased incidence of smoking on-screen in Indian films. The union health minister has proposed banning on-screen smoking. While concern for the health of the masses is given as the rationale, the political affiliations of the minister make one wonder, whose health is on-screen smoking injurious to?

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