Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 358 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
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
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court today granted the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) more time to comply with the Health Ministry regulations to mark cigarette packs with graphic warnings. The Supreme Court hearing an appeal by the CTC against an Appellate Court rul
Feb 28, 2013 LankaPage.com
added Feb 28, 2013 13:52
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
[Sri Lanka] Controversy over pictorial health warnings covering the front and back of the tobacco packs
The tobacco industry in Sri Lanka which is a monopoly of Sri Lanka has filed a court case against the decision of the Minister of Health. Currently there is a debate regarding the size of the warnings.
Mar 26, 2013 Asian Tribune
added Mar 26, 2013 14:59
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
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
Jul 12, 2014 LankaPage.com
added Jul 12, 2014 13:50
Sri Lanka's health ministry has put off graphic labeling designed to educate consumers on the cancer and heart disease causing effects of cigarette smoke till March 2013.
Nov 12, 2012 Lanka Business Today (lk)
added Nov 12, 2012 11:08
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
The World Health Organization (WHO) while welcoming Sri Lanka’s initiative to include pictorial health warnings on tobacco packaging said studies carried out in countries where such regulations have been implemented show, this has helped increase public
Mar 27, 2013 Daily News (lk)
added Mar 30, 2013 18:22