Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 358 headlines found
Sri Lanka's Court of Appeals today refused to issue a stay order sought by the major cigarette company in the country Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to stop the government from labeling cigarette packets with graphic warnings.
Feb 22, 2013 LankaPage.com
added Feb 25, 2013 11:31
Topics discussed at the workshop included, the tobacco industry interference, Article 5.3 Guidelines and measures to counter tobacco industry interferences, assessing existing measures and gaps to counter such interferences in the country and monitoring
Sep 15, 2013 The Nation (lk)
added Sep 17, 2013 23:49
Determinants of tobacco use among students aged 13-15 years in Nepal and Sri Lanka: Results from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 2007
comprehensive strategies as we proposed along with existing prevention programmes should be tightened to stop them from hazardous behaviours.
Jan 9, 2013 Health Education Journal
added Jan 11, 2013 08:08
The National Cancer Institute recently paid a glowing tribute to Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena for obtaining government approval to cover 80 percent of tobacco packaging with Pictorial Health Warnings (PHW).
Dec 12, 2012 Daily News (lk)
added Dec 11, 2012 18:52
The Health Ministry said today that the government suffered a staggering loss of Rs.4 billion each year due to non-communicable diseases caused due to smoking and said the ministry was committed to reduce the habit of smoking.
Nov 8, 2012 Daily Mirror (lk)
added Nov 8, 2012 13:53
Over the last decade, total smoking has increased with declining cigarette volumes and growing beedi, while smuggled products have recorded an increase. Customs officials recently arrested three persons at the Colombo International Airport for attemptin
Feb 15, 2017 Sri Lanka Mirror (lk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
stated that the government received a tax income of Rs. 600 million from alcohol and Rs.550 million from cigarettes separately. He also added that although he is willing to ban alcohol and cigarettes from the country it might perhaps topple the governm
Nov 16, 2015 Daily News (lk)
added Nov 16, 2015 20:11
The Health Ministry has declared this year as the Year of building a society free of tobacco and alcohol. Accordingly a Presidential Task Force will be set up next week to control tobacco and alcohol. Minister of Health Mr. Maithreepala Sirisena address
Jan 31, 2014 News.lk - Department of Government Information (lk)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:10
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake announced that the price of a cigarette have been increased by Rs 7 per cigarette with effect from midnight yesterday (3). There was a huge shortage of cigarettes reported from the market during the last few days in an
Oct 5, 2016 Asian Tribune
added Oct 5, 2016 16:57
President Maithripala Sirisena said the Cabinet should approve early the proposal tabled by him to the Cabinet to increase the tax on tobacco products to 90 percent. The President requested all ministers and MPs not to take the responsibility of making
Sep 5, 2016 Daily News (lk)
added Sep 5, 2016 20:35