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[Sri Lanka] Tobacco use kills nearly six million people annually

The Island (lk)
added May 18, 2012 11:56
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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] Rajitha claims drug & tobacco lobbies conspiring against him

previous governments did not permit the then health ministers to act against tobacco companies exploiting our people. Our battle against tobacco would never end and we are not afraid of the pharmaceutical and tobacco mafia. I know that they are behind th
The Island (lk)
added Aug 28, 2017 03:11
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] CTC pitches its annual report on ‘Beyond the Smoke’

Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) with a 111-year presence in Sri Lanka has pitched its just released annual report on the theme "Beyond the Smoke" to highlight its contribution to the national economy through what is now universally accepted as a highlyco
The Island (lk)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:34
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[Sri Lanka] No smoking, drinking scenes – NATA's call to film, drama producers

The National Alcohol and Tobacco Authority (NATA) yesterday warned film and drama producers to refrain from showing scenes of smoking and alcohol consumption.
Sunday Observer (lk)
added Sep 1, 2012 20:59
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Smoking, drinking and obesity kill 650 people a day in Sri Lanka

Smoking, drinking, a sedentary lifestyle and bad eating habits are the main cause of death in Sri Lanka, said Palitha Mahipala, assistant secretary in the Health Ministry, as he announced a LKR 300 million (US$ 2.3 million) prevention and public awareness
AsiaNews.it (it)
added Aug 23, 2012 15:00
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[Sri Lanka] Taxes raised on Automobiles, Alcohol and Cigarettes

Lanka Business Today (lk)
added Apr 2, 2012 00:00
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[Sri Lanka] Puffers beware: Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs

Daily News (lk)
added Mar 6, 2012 00:00
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[Asia] Sri Lanka to receive new international support on tobacco control

Through the “FCTC 2030” project, Sri Lanka will receive assistance to undertake a government-wide programme of work to strengthen tobacco control. The project, to run for five-years, will bring international support to Sri Lanka from the WHO FCTC Secreta
Colombo Gazette (lk)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:00
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