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June , 2016
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About-turn: How govt went back on plastic ban

Source: Business Standard, Date: June , 2016

The Union government has scripted a U-turn in a year. Until March 2015, several regulatory authorities held the common stand that PET bottles and plastic multi-layered packaging was injurious for human health, besides being a serious environmental hazard. By August 2015, this common line turned fuzzy. By March, the volte-face was complete: the government, almost unanimously, concluded that there  was no proof that plastic packaging was dangerous, at least for medicines. How did the about-face happen?

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