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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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[Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

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.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 10:08
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Sri Lanka tobacco company gets more time to comply with graphic warning law

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
LankaPage.com
added Feb 28, 2013 13:52
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[Asia] Sri Lanka starts printing warning on cigarette packs

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
LankaPage.com
added Jan 3, 2015 12:55
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[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.
Asian Tribune
added Mar 26, 2013 14:59
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] EDITORIAL: Towards a smoke-free tomorrow

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
The Nation (lk)
added Jan 3, 2015 22:47
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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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Sri Lanka puts off graphic labeling on cigarettes till March 2013

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.
Lanka Business Today (lk)
added Nov 12, 2012 11:08
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[Asia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka] Pakistan outdoes India in Tobacco control: WHO

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.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41
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[Sri Lanka] Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs have impacted positively -WHO

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
Daily News (lk)
added Mar 30, 2013 18:22
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