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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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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco Company to produce and supply cigarettes without changes to its current packs

Ceylon Tobacco Company has challenged in the Court of Appeal, the Tobacco Products Regulations and the Court has reserved its order till 12th May and the Tobacco company has decided to the market as usual without any changes to its current packs.
Asian Tribune
added Feb 21, 2014 14:58
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[Sri Lanka] Streamlined programme to arrest tobacco and alcohol use

The Health Ministry has declared this year as the Year of building a society free of tobacco and alcohol. Accordingly a Presidential Task Force will be set up next week to control tobacco and alcohol. Minister of Health Mr. Maithreepala Sirisena address
News.lk - Department of Government Information (lk)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:10
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[Sri Lanka] Govt. agrees to reduce size of pictorial warnings on packets of cigarettes

The Ceylon Tobacco Company Pvt. Limited had filed a Writ Application against a recent gazette notification published by the Minister of Health making it mandatory for pictorial warnings to cover 80% of the display areas of packets of tobacco products. Th
The [Sri Lanka] Island (lk)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:37
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Pictorial warning on cigarette packets - Gazette out! When will it be implemented?

The Gazette notification stating the regulations on the controversial pictorial warnings on cigarette packets was presented in Parliament on Friday, 17 months after it was first published. These regulations were presented by the Leader of the House, Nima
The Nation (lk)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:26
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] PEIRIS: Social Irresponsibility of tobacco industry

it is necessary that the government considers including CSR in the NATA Act and fully implement WHO FCTC guidelines on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, before considering them for Awards! It is a shame when an industry receives an award fo
The Nation (lk)
added Dec 22, 2013 13:48
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Supreme Court gives tobacco industry interim relief

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
The Nation (lk)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:23
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[Asia] Ceylon Tobacco to continue to produce and supply cigarettes to Sri Lanka market

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.
LankaPage.com
added Sep 21, 2013 14:29
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[Sri Lanka] SC suspends tobacco pictorial warnings

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
The [Sri Lanka] Island (lk)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:27
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] PERERA: How cigarette advertisements weaken resolve against smoking

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
The Nation (lk)
added Sep 17, 2013 23:49
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