Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 358 headlines found
One of the most haunting memories that the first and only Sri Lankan Executive Chairman of Ceylon Tobacco Co. PLC, Stanley Wanigasekera has during his seven year old tenure as the Head of the local subsidiary of the Fortune 500 listed British American To
Dec 21, 2012 The Island (lk)
added Dec 21, 2012 08:48
Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) has gone to the Appeal Court challenging packaging rules designed to further deter smoking gazetted by the Health Ministry last August, the company said in a Stock Exchange filing on Friday.
Nov 3, 2012 The Island (lk)
added Nov 3, 2012 22:21
Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) MD and CEO Michael Koset said, "Total smoking in Sri Lanka is growing slightly year after year. The government's tax hike has only resulted in a shift in smoking from legal cigarettes to illicit fags and beedi."
Jun 26, 2017 Ceylon Today (lk)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:47
Sri Lanka is planning to introduce plain packaging of all tobacco products in a new step to curb its consumption, President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday. Stating consumption of smokeless tobacco was an alarming issue in Sri Lanka and the entire re
Nov 7, 2016 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 8, 2016 19:03
Sri Lanka is considering another hike in the tobacco tax... Tobacco and alcohol users have become easy targets...are considered ‘ugly people’ in society who cannot protest, and are considered easy game to be taxed according to some analysts. (ECONOMYNEXT
Aug 13, 2016 The Island (lk)
added Aug 16, 2016 02:00
[Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco not to implement pictorial warnings until Supreme Court ruling on July 11
Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) said today that it will not implement pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets until the Supreme Court rules on its appeal. The Supreme Court has rescheduled the hearings on the appeal filed by the CTC for 11 July 2014.
Jul 1, 2014 LankaPage.com
added Jul 1, 2014 14:47
A study, involving some 6,000 students in grades 10 to 12 conducted by a researcher of the University of Colombo, in the Colombo district, reiterated the fact that many adolescents who smoke remain addicted throughout their lives. It also revealed over 4
Dec 9, 2012 The Nation (lk)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:00
The Excise Duty on cigars, cigarettes, liquor and ethyl alcohol has been revised with effect from 6th October 2012 and the new rates have been published in extraordinary gazette notifications, the Ministry said on its website.
Oct 9, 2012 LankaPage.com
added Oct 9, 2012 06:55
Tobacco: It is not just another industry!
May 31, 2012 Daily News (lk)
added May 31, 2012 11:54
An attempt is being made to block a move to increase the price of cigarettes, sources said. Sources said that some Ministers are being influenced to prevent a price hike on cigarettes. However, when contacted by The Sunday Leader, Health Minister, Dr. Raj
Sep 6, 2016 Sunday Leader (lk)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53