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[Sri Lanka] 6 pictorial warnings for Cigarette packets given to Tobaco Company.

Authority Chairman Dr. Palitha Abeykoon said these pictorial warnings have been endorsed by the World Health Organization, and they were sent to Tobacco Company on the Supreme Court order. The Appeal Court ordered Tobacco Company on the 12th of last May
Hiru News (lk)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:52
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Youth and tobacco

According to the Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC), the government follows the guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) with intention to reduce tobacco use and exposure. The guidelines/measures of the WHO are art
The Nation (lk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:12
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[Asia] Sri Lanka apex court orders graphic warnings on cigarette packets from 2015

Supreme Court today 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 the market from Ja
LankaPage.com
added Jul 12, 2014 13:50
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] The biggest killer cigarette or beedi?

Most common reasons for beedi usage were “support for late night jobs”, “to get rid of the tiredness”, “to pass time”, etc which were linked to their occupations. This implies that the beedi users are trapped in the common myths attached to tobacco smokin
The Nation (lk)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:18
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[Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco not to implement pictorial warnings until Supreme Court ruling on July 11

Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) said today that it will not implement pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets until the Supreme Court rules on its appeal. The Supreme Court has rescheduled the hearings on the appeal filed by the CTC for 11 July 2014.
LankaPage.com
added Jul 1, 2014 14:47
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] A week free of Tobacco Alcohol and dangerous drugs has been declared.

Accordingly Minister of Health Maithreepala Sirisena has instructed the officials to organize anti narcotics programmes in all religious places, schools, state and private institutions. Support of the Maha Sangha and other religious leaders, political aut
Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (lk)
added May 13, 2014 10:50
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[Asia] Ceylon Tobacco Company profits up despite lower Sri Lanka sales

a unit of British American Tobacco said profits surged 38.4 percent in the March 2014 quarter despite a 3.6 percent volume drop, helped by cost cutting. The firm reported earnings of 10.82 rupees per share for the quarter. The stock closed at 1,090 rupe
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added May 12, 2014 10:53
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Sri Lankan court dismisses tobacco giant\'s appeal against government on pictorial warnings

The Court of Appeal dismissed the petition filed by the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) challenging the government's special gazette notification on August 08, 2012 requiring the manufacturer to cover 80 percent of the surface of the cigarette packet with g
LankaPage.com
added May 12, 2014 10:07
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[Asia] The verdict of Sri Lanka government vs. Ceylon Tobacco to be delivered tomorrow

Ceylon Tobacco Company has sought legal redress against Sri Lankan government over the pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and the Court of Appeal will give its decision regarding the matter tomorrow, May 12th.
LankaPage.com
added May 11, 2014 13:13
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[Sri Lanka] MANU: Packaged horror may go up in smoke

Both smoking and non-smoking members of Parliament crossed partisan borders this week and united to vote for the Government’s decision to plaster the face of cigarette packets with gruesome pictures ... For the smoker buying ‘loose’ the well-meaning ill
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:07
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