cigarette smoking is injurious to health. give ways in which govt can reduce its consumption but only through market forces. explain the chain effects,.
The government can impose high tariffs on cigarette industry.
This will make the cigarette even more expensive.
This will gradually lead to fall in demand of the product.
The production level will fall and unsold stocks will rise.
Hence, eventually its consumption can be reduced.
The government can even use the selective credit control to lessen the availability of credit to such industries.