Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 363 headlines found
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
Dec 8, 2015 Asian Tribune
added Dec 8, 2015 13:27
A signature collecting campaign was organised against a case filed by a tobacco company against Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena opposite Fort Railway Station yesterday.
Dec 4, 2012 News.lk - Department of Government Information (lk)
added Dec 4, 2012 11:01
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.
Oct 27, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2017 23:27
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
Sep 29, 2017 Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
[Asia] Sri Lanka government spends SLR 72 billion yearly for those suffering from diseases caused by tobacco smoking
Dr. Samantha Kumara Kithalawaarachchi, the Director to His Excellency, the President of Sri Lanka, Presidential Secretariat, spoke about the current situation in regard to tobacco taxation in Sri Lanka.
Sep 28, 2017 Asian Tribune
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
The Sri Lanka Tobacco Retailers’ Association met the newly appointed Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera at the Finance Ministry last week to highlight several issues facing traders and tobacco sales. They pointed out that its membership of over 100,00
May 30, 2017 Daily Mirror (lk)
added May 29, 2017 19:26
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.
Mar 13, 2017 Daily Mirror (lk)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:10
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
Jan 27, 2017 Daily FT (lk)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:32
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
Feb 20, 2016 The Nation (lk)
added Feb 20, 2016 01:55
New progress in global fight against tobacco
Oct 8, 2012 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 10, 2012 13:18