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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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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Proposed herbal fags project goes up in smoke: NATA says it will ‘encourage smoking’

A multimillion rupee investment to roll out Sri Lanka’s first-ever locally produced tobacco and nicotine free herbal cigarette has been derailed following unexpected "regulatory hiccups", which has spurred the Customs to detain a consignment of one milli
The Island (lk)
added May 15, 2017 18:21
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Colombo Page * Sri Lankan President seeks support from Ministers and MPs to increase tax on tobacco

Sirisena says the Cabinet of Ministers should take steps to approve the proposal tabled by him to the Cabinet to increase the tax on tobacco products to 90 percent without taking much time. The President requested all the Ministers and MPs not to take th
LankaPage.com
added Sep 5, 2016 20:36
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[Asia] The verdict of Sri Lanka government vs. Ceylon Tobacco to be delivered tomorrow

Ceylon Tobacco Company has sought legal redress against Sri Lankan government over the pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and the Court of Appeal will give its decision regarding the matter tomorrow, May 12th.
LankaPage.com
added May 11, 2014 13:13
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Sri Lanka hikes tobacco taxes

Sri Lanka has raised tobacco taxes from October 06, a notice posted on the island's customs office showed, to raise extract more money from citizens and cut a budget deficit stemming from unchecked state spending.
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 7, 2012 22:50
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Smoking among troops deployed in combat areas and its association with combat exposure among navy personnel in Sri Lanka

Cumulative exposure to trauma may increase the risk of smoking.
Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy
added Jul 13, 2012 05:29
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[Sri Lanka] Several smoke-free laws mooted

Daily News (lk)
added Apr 29, 2012 17:50
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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] PALIPANE: ‘Let’s combat tobacco smoking’

This article is a tribute to the President of Sri Lanka who valiantly carries out an effective campaign against tobacco smoking.... As an Occupational Physician I wish to draw the attention of employers as well as workers to combat collectively against s
The Island (lk)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:46
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[Asia, China, Sri Lanka] Cigarette smuggling -- Customs on lookout for Chinese king-pin

Customs Department is on high alert to track down a leading Chinese cigarette-smuggler operating in Sri Lanka and said to be linked to the detection of Chinese cigarettes at the Bandaranaike International Airport in the past three months, a senior officia
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:04
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