Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 363 headlines found
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
a unit of British American Tobacco said profits surged 38.4 percent in the March 2014 quarter despite a 3.6 percent volume drop, helped by cost cutting. The firm reported earnings of 10.82 rupees per share for the quarter. The stock closed at 1,090 rupe
May 12, 2014 Lanka Business Online (lk)
added May 12, 2014 10:53
Organisations in the forefront of the anti-tobacco drive believe that tobacco is so deadly that all promotion of tobacco products should be outlawed. While stressing that teens are the prime target of tobacco advertising, they also called for comprehens
Jun 10, 2013 Daily News (lk)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:26
Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) says that the revenue model which would have earned the government of Sri Lanka around Rs. 100 billion in 2016 is now broken. The company notes that the excise and VAT hikes in October and November last year, which led t
Jan 9, 2017 Colombo Gazette (lk)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:59
While cigarettes have increasingly come under fire over health issues, triggering a sizable seven-rupee price revision per stick last week, the more deleterious beedi smoking has witnessed a disturbing spike that has translated into a windfall to the tra
Oct 9, 2016 The Island (lk)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:31
officials raised several concerns saying the tax increase will affect the industry and its 300,000 employees. I am sad to say that these officials spoke like agents of the cigarette company with no concern about the huge cost which as to be borne by the H
Sep 10, 2016 Daily Mirror (lk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
Karunawathie's father ... earned good money farming tobacco when she was a child, and the whole family helped harvest and handle the pesticide-coated leaves often stacked in a bedroom to dry.
Jan 18, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2015 10:34
traders were instructed to pull out all tobacco products from their shelves following a court order that requires cigarettes to be sold in new packs with pictorial warnings.
Feb 28, 2013 The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Feb 28, 2013 13:47
Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tobacco Company, a unit of British American Tobacco has gone to the court of appeal against new labeling rules by the island's health ministry which requires graphic labeling.
Nov 3, 2012 Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Nov 5, 2012 04:42
Sri Lanka is to ban sale of single cigarette and mini packs (packets less than 20 cigarettes) very soon, states the Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. "We have won the fight against the use of tobacco and smoking, but we have a long way to go t
Mar 11, 2017 Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2017 00:26