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[Sri Lanka] Psychiatrists welcome graphic warnings on cigarette packs

The Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists (SLCP) has welcomed the Health Ministry’s decision to order that cigarette packets sold in Sri Lanka should carry graphic warning labels on them.
The Island (lk)
added Jan 31, 2013 18:28

[Sri Lanka] Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs from March

Arrangements have been finalised to include pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets from March 2013, the Health Ministry said yesterday. The pictorial warnings will underline the risks and dangers associated with tobacco smoking, a ministry spok
Daily News (lk)
added Jan 2, 2013 15:32

[Sri Lanka] Maldivian girl fined for 12 cigarettes

A Maldivian female student who is studying in Sri Lanka was today ordered to pay a fine of Rs.5, 000 by a Colombo Court for having 12 illegally imported cigarettes in her possession.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:03

[Sri Lanka] 'Sirimavo Govt, tried utmost to nationalise Ceylon Tobacco'

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
The Island (lk)
added Dec 21, 2012 08:48

[Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco goes to Appeal Court over new packaging rules

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.
The Island (lk)
added Nov 3, 2012 22:21

[Asia, India, Sri Lanka] Lanka to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products

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
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 8, 2016 19:03

[Asia] Sri Lanka mulls another tobacco tax hike

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
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.
added Jul 1, 2014 14:47

[Sri Lanka] Adolescents smoking: Parents to blame

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
The Nation (lk)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:00

* Sri Lanka hikes excise duties on tobacco and liquor

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.
added Oct 9, 2012 06:55
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