Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 304 headlines found
stated that the government received a tax income of Rs. 600 million from alcohol and Rs.550 million from cigarettes separately. He also added that although he is willing to ban alcohol and cigarettes from the country it might perhaps topple the governm
Nov 16, 2015 Daily News (lk)
added Nov 16, 2015 20:11
Pakistan along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has implemented superior strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco in comparison with India, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
Jul 10, 2015 Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41
Three of India’s next door neighbours — Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka — adopted better tobacco control strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) report released on Tuesday.
Jul 9, 2015 Deccan Herald (in)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
(WHO) estimates that its proposed tobacco tax rates for Sri Lanka could generate Rs. 120 billion tax revenues per year by 2017.... Dr. Palitha Abeykoon, Chairman, National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) urges imposition of higher tobacco taxes.
May 31, 2015 The [Sri Lanka] Island (lk)
added May 31, 2015 07:29
Karunawathie's father ... earned good money farming tobacco when she was a child, and the whole family helped harvest and handle the pesticide-coated leaves often stacked in a bedroom to dry.
Jan 18, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2015 10:34
India is serious. Sadly, Sri Lanka is not. The battle against the tobacco industry has only begun, it would seem. Let the authorities get more serious. Let them begin with imposing a ban on the sale of loose cigarettes. Let us look to a smoke-free Sri La
Jan 4, 2015 The Nation (lk)
added Jan 3, 2015 22:47
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court last year ordered the leading manufacturer of tobacco products in Sri Lanka, Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to include pictorial health warnings covering 60 percent of the front and back panels of the cigarette packs released to t
Jan 2, 2015 LankaPage.com
added Jan 3, 2015 12:55
Currently smoking ban is limited to ‘enclosed public areas’. Prof Fonseka suggests that the President should extend it to ‘all public areas’, and take a step forward to protect non-smoking people of this country, especially the vulnerable groups – women
Dec 28, 2014 The Nation (lk)
added Dec 28, 2014 17:43
[Asia, Sri Lanka] The Ministry of Health says tobacco-related illnesses are responsible for more than 20,000 deaths annually.
Ministry statistics predicts the figure could increase further in the coming years. Non Communicable diseases account for 71 percent of total deaths of the island nation; smoking is a major cause of NCDs. Tobacco products cigars, Beedis, etc are popular
Dec 3, 2014 Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (lk)
added Dec 3, 2014 20:57
In July 1992, both Philip Morris and BAT, the US tobacco giants gets their first indication that the news had leaked to UK newspapers that Margaret Thatcher had become their consultant and appoint political trouble shooters the task of creating counter.
Nov 11, 2014 Daily Mirror (lk)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:48