Anti-Tobacco Forum convener Vasanthkumar Mysoremath has asked all candidates contesting from the 11 Assembly constituencies in Mysore district to make their stand on reducing tobacco cultivation clear.

Elected representatives must be more responsible and support India in reducing consumption of tobacco by 80 per cent by 2020, as per a protocol agreement with the UN and the WHO-sponsored Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, he said.

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