Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 360 headlines found
[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
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
Jul 24, 2017 Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jul 24, 2017 21:34
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
Jul 20, 2017 Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
[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
May 14, 2017 The Island (lk)
added May 15, 2017 18:21
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
Mar 20, 2017 Daily Mirror (lk)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:04
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
Sep 5, 2016 LankaPage.com
added Sep 5, 2016 20:36
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.
May 11, 2014 LankaPage.com
added May 11, 2014 13:13
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.
Oct 7, 2012 Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 7, 2012 22:50
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.
Jul 9, 2012 Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy
added Jul 13, 2012 05:29
Apr 30, 2012 Daily News (lk)
added Apr 29, 2012 17:50