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Sri Lanka to receive new international support on tobacco control

Sri Lanka has been selected to receive dedicated international support through the United Nations to take action to reduce tobacco use. Tobacco use is extremely harmful for health and is one of the world’s leading causes of premature death. Tobacco use i
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
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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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[Asia, India, Sri Lanka] Action against on-scree smoking

Hollywood and Bollywood films provide powerful information about the “benefits” of smoking, instead of traditional advertising. Young people imitate, not only “positive” characters, but also the villain who smokes can have even more influence on them tha
The Nation (lk)
added Feb 20, 2016 01:55
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Sri Lanka, Ukraine Implement Graphic Cigarette Warnings

New progress in global fight against tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 10, 2012 13:18
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[Sri Lanka] ALOYSIUS: How the killer in cigarettes smartly preys on you

Smoking on Screen: Teens at risk
The Nation (lk)
added Sep 8, 2012 22:10
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[Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Korea - South, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand] 11 S-E Asian nations to fight tobacco jointly

Times of India
added Sep 10, 2003 00:00
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Economic cost of tobacco-related cancers in Sri Lanka [FREE FULL TEXT]

Burden of tobacco smoking and ST-related cancers as reflected in these economic costs is enormous: affecting the healthcare system and country’s economy. Policymakers should take note of this burden and address tobacco consumption control as a priority.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2017 23:27
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[Asia] WICKRAMASINGHE: World tobacco outlook and Sri Lankan experience

One size does not fit all. Sri Lanka was reportedly considering further extensions to its existing ban on public space smoking to private hotels and establishments, sales bans in proximity to areas patronized by minors – but what real purpose do these ser
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jul 24, 2017 21:34
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New wiki site to unmask dealings of tobacco industry in Sri Lanka

A major new online project, TobaccoUnmasked, designed to reveal the activities and influences of the tobacco industry on public health policy, has been launched in Sri Lanka on the back of the success of TobaccoTactics – an initiative first established by
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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