Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 278 headlines found
The Supreme Court on Friday (20) issued an interim order staying the gazette notice for 80 percent pictorial warnings on cigarette packs issued by Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena in a split decision of 2-1 by a panel of three judges. The interim ord
Sep 22, 2013 The Nation (lk)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:23
said following today's Supreme court's stay order that the company is not required to comply with the regulations brought by the Ministry of Health to have pictorial warnings on the cigarette packets.
Sep 21, 2013 LankaPage.com
added Sep 21, 2013 14:29
The Supreme Court yesterday suspended, till January 22, 2014, the regulation ... The Supreme Court also granted the Ceylon Tobacco Co. Pvt. Limited, special leave to appeal to the Supreme Court against a Court of Appeal order which refused interim relief
Sep 20, 2013 The [Sri Lanka] Island (lk)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:27
Topics discussed at the workshop included, the tobacco industry interference, Article 5.3 Guidelines and measures to counter tobacco industry interferences, assessing existing measures and gaps to counter such interferences in the country and monitoring
Sep 15, 2013 The Nation (lk)
added Sep 17, 2013 23:49
[Asia, Sri Lanka] Religious leaders have called for the urgent implementation of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets
Religious leaders belonging to all communities in Sri Lanka have called for urgent implementation of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets with a coverage of maximum 80 percent on cigarette packets, without any further delay.
Sep 16, 2013 Asian Tribune
added Sep 17, 2013 23:45
[Asia] Sri Lanka's Buddhist prelates push for anti-tobacco warnings to be placed on cigarette packets
The four Buddhist Chief Prelates (Mahanayake theros) in Sri Lanka have called on the government to introduce regulations to place anti-tobacco warnings in cigarette packets. Issuing a statement, the prelates have said that the relevant multinational comp
Sep 12, 2013 LankaPage.com
added Sep 14, 2013 08:57
this year's award to Minister of Health Maithreepala Sirisena in recognition of the decision taken by the Minister to have warning signs about oral cancer in 80 percent of cigarette packets and steps being taken by him to eradicate smoking from Sri Lanka.
Sep 3, 2013 News.lk - Department of Government Information (lk)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:44
Sri Lanka will see a possible drastic increase in smoking related deaths in the next two decades if preventive measures are not taken, WHO officials said. Smoking related deaths could reach 40,000 per year in Sri Lanka in the next two decades, Health Se
Jul 29, 2013 Daily News (lk)
added Jul 28, 2013 20:54
Ten south Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, proposed a ban on smokeless tobacco like areca nuts. A meeting between representatives of the countries was organized by India’s health ministry.
Jul 26, 2013 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 10:08
Organisations in the forefront of the anti-tobacco drive believe that tobacco is so deadly that all promotion of tobacco products should be outlawed. While stressing that teens are the prime target of tobacco advertising, they also called for comprehens
Jun 10, 2013 Daily News (lk)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:26