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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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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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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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[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.
Asian Tribune
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Tobacco retailers meet FinMin over industry concerns

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
Daily Mirror (lk)
added May 29, 2017 19:26
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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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