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[Sri Lanka] MANU: Packaged horror may go up in smoke

Both smoking and non-smoking members of Parliament crossed partisan borders this week and united to vote for the Government’s decision to plaster the face of cigarette packets with gruesome pictures ... For the smoker buying ‘loose’ the well-meaning ill
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:07
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[Asia] Ceylon Tobacco to continue to produce and supply cigarettes to Sri Lanka market

said following today's Supreme court's stay order that the company is not required to comply with the regulations brought by the Ministry of Health to have pictorial warnings on the cigarette packets.
LankaPage.com
added Sep 21, 2013 14:29
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Tobacco industry and taxation / World No Tobacco Day falls today

(WHO) estimates that its proposed tobacco tax rates for Sri Lanka could generate Rs. 120 billion tax revenues per year by 2017.... Dr. Palitha Abeykoon, Chairman, National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) urges imposition of higher tobacco taxes.
The Island (lk)
added May 31, 2015 07:29
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[Sri Lanka] 6 pictorial warnings for Cigarette packets given to Tobaco Company.

Authority Chairman Dr. Palitha Abeykoon said these pictorial warnings have been endorsed by the World Health Organization, and they were sent to Tobacco Company on the Supreme Court order. The Appeal Court ordered Tobacco Company on the 12th of last May
Hiru News (lk)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:52
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Pictorial warning on cigarette packets - Gazette out! When will it be implemented?

The Gazette notification stating the regulations on the controversial pictorial warnings on cigarette packets was presented in Parliament on Friday, 17 months after it was first published. These regulations were presented by the Leader of the House, Nima
The Nation (lk)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:26
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Cigarette sales drop cuts tobacco tax revenue by half

revenue for government coffers has declined significantly due to a drop in sales of cigarettes manufactured in Sri Lanka by Ceylon Tobacco Company(CTC) during the months of October and November this year due to consecutive tax hikes that led to price incr
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:25
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[Asia] * Sri Lanka raises cigarette prices

The prices of all brands of cigarettes have been increased by one and two rupees from today, the Government Information Department said. The Ministry of Finance said with the revision to National Building Tax, prices of cigarettes will be increased by 1
LankaPage.com
added Jan 1, 2016 18:46
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Youth and tobacco

According to the Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC), the government follows the guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) with intention to reduce tobacco use and exposure. The guidelines/measures of the WHO are art
The Nation (lk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:12
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[Sri Lanka] WHO confers 2013 Global Anti Tobacco award to Minister Sirisena

this year's award to Minister of Health Maithreepala Sirisena in recognition of the decision taken by the Minister to have warning signs about oral cancer in 80 percent of cigarette packets and steps being taken by him to eradicate smoking from Sri Lanka.
News.lk - Department of Government Information (lk)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:44
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[Sri Lanka] Decision to include pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets: Thumbs up from several organisations

Several organisations in the forefront of the anti-tobacco campaign in the country, yesterday welcomed the Health Ministry decision to include pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets.
Daily News (lk)
added Nov 25, 2012 17:21
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