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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
Feb 23, 2014 The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:07
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.
Sep 21, 2013 LankaPage.com
added Sep 21, 2013 14:29
(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.
May 31, 2015 The Island (lk)
added May 31, 2015 07:29
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
Oct 13, 2014 Hiru News (lk)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:52
[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
Jan 26, 2014 The Nation (lk)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:26
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
Dec 4, 2016 The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:25
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
Dec 31, 2015 LankaPage.com
added Jan 1, 2016 18:46
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
Aug 27, 2014 The Nation (lk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:12
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.
Sep 3, 2013 News.lk - Department of Government Information (lk)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:44
[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.
Nov 26, 2012 Daily News (lk)
added Nov 25, 2012 17:21