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[Asia, Sri Lanka] The dwindling tobacco industry Tobacco, no more

The Daily Mirror spoke to the CEO of Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC) Pubudu Sumanasekera on the hazards of smoking and the use of tobacco and the myths and misconceptions involved with the tobacco industry.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:08
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[Sri Lanka] Asian Tribune Cigarette prices increased by another Rs 7 per cigarette

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
Asian Tribune
added Oct 5, 2016 16:57
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[Sri Lanka] Support proposal to increase tobacco tax to 90 percent

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
Daily News (lk)
added Sep 5, 2016 20:35
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Sri Lankan President instructs to raise VAT on tobacco and remove from private healthcare charges

Sirisena said he has instructed the relevant sections to raise the Value Added Tax (VAT) on cigarettes and completely remove the private hospital charges from the tax. President Sirisena made this announcement addressing the 104th anniversary ceremony of
LankaPage.com
added Jul 24, 2016 15:11
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[Asia] Sri Lanka Tobacco's Q3 group net profit down 10 pct yr/yr

- Group results of Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014, released on Monday:
Reuters
added Nov 10, 2014 15:39
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] The biggest killer cigarette or beedi?

Most common reasons for beedi usage were “support for late night jobs”, “to get rid of the tiredness”, “to pass time”, etc which were linked to their occupations. This implies that the beedi users are trapped in the common myths attached to tobacco smokin
The Nation (lk)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:18
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] A week free of Tobacco Alcohol and dangerous drugs has been declared.

Accordingly Minister of Health Maithreepala Sirisena has instructed the officials to organize anti narcotics programmes in all religious places, schools, state and private institutions. Support of the Maha Sangha and other religious leaders, political aut
Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (lk)
added May 13, 2014 10:50
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] PEIRIS: Social Irresponsibility of tobacco industry

it is necessary that the government considers including CSR in the NATA Act and fully implement WHO FCTC guidelines on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, before considering them for Awards! It is a shame when an industry receives an award fo
The Nation (lk)
added Dec 22, 2013 13:48
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[Sri Lanka] Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs: Bigger the Better

Commenting on efforts to introduce pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs, experts said yesterday the effectiveness will depend upon the size and the position of the warning message. Cancer Care Association president and National Cancer Hospital me
Daily News (lk)
added Mar 12, 2013 06:47
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Sri Lanka JKH chief to head tobacco firm

Susasntha Ratnayake, chairman of Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings will take chair the board of Ceylon Tobacco Company, a unit of British American Tobacco.
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Mar 6, 2013 07:53
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