Ban ads of sugary drinks on TV

Singapore has done it and its got generally educated consumers. Here in India people aspire to drink coke and pepsi. I know children in my Delhi family who are 12 and drink 3-4 glasses of these drinks a day. India should follow Singapore and ban ads of such drinks in all forms of media.

https://www.livemint.com/news/world/singapore-to-ban-sugary-drink-ads-in-fight-against-diabetes-11570728906507.html more  

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Govt earns a lot of revenue from these agencies and hence will not like to stop them. more  
Yes, ads for all kinds of eatables and drinks harmful human health on must be banned on any kind of media. more  
Good steps taken by Singapore Govt. more  
The ads on Paan Masala and in-direct ads on Whisky should also be banned. more  
INDIA , THE DIABETES CAPITAL OF THE GLOBE.July 23, 2018

INDIA PRESENTLY SIGNIFIES 49% OF THE TOTAL DIABETIC PATIENTS IN THE WORLD , WITH AN ESTIMATE OF 72 MILLION CASES IN 2017 EXPECTED TO INCREASE BY A DOUBLE FOLD BY 2025
SINGAPORE THE DECISION MAKERS HAVE FORESIGHT AND CONCERN FOR PEOPLE , WHERE AS IN NEWLY DEVELOPING COUNTRIES THE POLITICIAN CAN’T THINK BEYOND 5 YEARS . IF THE ELECTIONS ARE NEARING, THIS PERIOD WILL FURTHE BE TRUCATED. TAKE ONE YEAR AT A TIME WILL BE THE MOTTO .

We have seen a lot of complaints and suggestions in Food Safety , connected consumers , Ayush to check the profiteering intentions through advertisements . Gone to deaf ears.
Probably the Government has left it to the Learned Citizens use their acumen to gauge the advertised products , whether causing, Diabetes , obesity Heart attacks , Cancer .

SO WE HAVE TO RISE TO THE EXPECTED LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATE OUR PROGENY AS WELL. more  
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