Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 360 headlines found
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
Jan 1, 2013 Daily News (lk)
added Jan 2, 2013 15:32
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.
Jan 1, 2013 Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:03
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
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.
Jun 20, 2017 Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:08
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