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[Sri Lanka] Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs effective deterrent

Medical experts yesterday said, the worth of introducing picture-based warnings on cigarette packs in Sri Lanka could be measured in terms of lives saved in the future. While noting that at least 55 people die daily in Sri Lanka due to smoking related
Daily News (lk)
added Mar 18, 2013 04:59
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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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[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 tobacco company gets more time to comply with graphic warning law

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court today granted the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) more time to comply with the Health Ministry regulations to mark cigarette packs with graphic warnings. The Supreme Court hearing an appeal by the CTC against an Appellate Court rul
LankaPage.com
added Feb 28, 2013 13:52
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[Sri Lanka] Smokers hard pressed for a puff

traders were instructed to pull out all tobacco products from their shelves following a court order that requires cigarettes to be sold in new packs with pictorial warnings.
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Feb 28, 2013 13:47
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Sri Lankan Court rejects tobacco company\'s stay order on pictorial warnings

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.
LankaPage.com
added Feb 25, 2013 11:31
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[Sri Lanka] Verdict of tobacco package health warning on Friday

The court had decided to give a verdict on a case filed against the government’s decision to include graphic images of cancer on cigarette packs on Friday (Feb 22.)
Sri Lanka News
added Feb 21, 2013 11:08
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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
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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.
Health Education Journal
added Jan 11, 2013 08:08
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[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
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