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[Sri Lanka] Tobacco Consumption and Media’s role

media discussion on ‘Exposing the false statements disseminated by the tobacco industry’ revealed. “The tobacco industry is publicizing false statements” - Dr. Pubudu Sumanasekara - Executive Director of ADIC
Daily Mirror (lk)
added May 9, 2017 13:49
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[Asia] Belgian cigar manufacturer J Cortés moves factory from Ireland to Sri Lanka

The century old Belgian cigar manufacturer J. Cortés is closing the cigar factory in Ballaghaderreen, Ireland in the next six months and moving its operations to Sri Lanka. J. Cortés acquired the Exclusive Cigar Manufacturing Ireland plant, a family ciga
LankaPage.com
added Apr 15, 2017 19:42
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] RODRIGO: Curbing consumption and ‘big tobacco’ lobbies

plain packaging has not led to statistically-significant reductions in smoking. Youth smoking has not been reduced, and organised crime has an ample opportunity to undermine democratic countries and the rule of law. The saddest consequence is that if trad
Ceylon Today (lk)
added Mar 15, 2017 23:41
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Anti- Smoking campaigners question the financial request from the Ceylon Tobacco Company

The government is accused of making an unethical decision on its fight against tobacco and alcohol consumption by seeking a donation of 500 million rupees from the Ceylon Tobacco company, as per a proposal in budget 2017.
Hiru News (lk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:47
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Film 'Adaraneeya Kathawak' violates statutory laws: Tobacco and Alcohol Authority

In its complaint NATA said that the film, currently screening at movie theatres across the island, contains scenes depicting tobacco and alcohol consumption, in contravention to the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol Act. Narahenpita Police filed
Daily News (lk)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:51
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Through anti-tobacco & drugs policies, a healthy nation will be built – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the responsibility will be fulfilled as a government for a healthy nation, through the government’s policy on alcohol and tobacco...Senaratne; Minister of Health – Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine who has been honored
Asian Tribune
added Dec 8, 2015 13:27
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[Sri Lanka] A campaign against a tobacco company

A signature collecting campaign was organised against a case filed by a tobacco company against Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena opposite Fort Railway Station yesterday.
News.lk - Department of Government Information (lk)
added Dec 4, 2012 11:01
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[Sri Lanka] Asia's Most Profitable Cigarette Maker Faces Cheap Cigar Flood

[BAT]’s unit in Sri Lanka says it’s poised to lose its dominant position in the market to leaf-rolled cigars made by small local rivals. Ceylon Tobacco Co.’s profit margin will continue to narrow as an increase in levies on cigarettes prompts some smoker
Bloomberg News
added Oct 4, 2017 01:20
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[Sri Lanka] GMOA on prohibition of cigarette consumption

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) questions the Cabinet paper on restricting cigarette consumption...there is an attempt to delay the issuing of the Cabinet paper on restricting the cigarette consumption.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:10
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] EDITORIAL: Will a tobacco leaf ban stop smoking?

The introduction of banning Tobacco leaf exports have been tabled for discussions at [FCTC] headed conventions at several occasions....would see a colossal effect on the trade and economic indicators as the government enforces stringent measures to ban th
Daily FT (lk)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:32
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