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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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[Sri Lanka] Smoking deaths to reach 40000 per year in SL-WHO

Sri Lanka will see a possible drastic increase in smoking related deaths in the next two decades if preventive measures are not taken, WHO officials said. Smoking related deaths could reach 40,000 per year in Sri Lanka in the next two decades, Health Se
Daily News (lk)
added Jul 28, 2013 20:54
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Supermarkets used to promote smoking

with pending cases regarding graphic pictorial on cigarette cartons to be heard before the Supreme Court soon, companies have opted less direct methods for advertising, especially by displaying them above the cashiers in supermarkets. “This easily catches
The Nation (lk)
added May 26, 2013 02:08
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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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[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] 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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[Asia] Moving towards a sustainable tobacco policy in Sri Lanka

According to the RIU study that included one-on-one meetings with former finance ministers...senior heads of Customs, Excise, Ceylon Tobacco Company, the Beedi Association......a much more holistic and multi-faceted approach is needed to address the dual
Daily FT (lk)
added Nov 3, 2017 03:52
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