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[Sri Lanka] A campaign against a tobacco company

A signature collecting campaign was organised against a case filed by a tobacco company against Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena opposite Fort Railway Station yesterday. - Department of Government Information (lk)
added Dec 4, 2012 11:01

[Sri Lanka] Decision to include pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets: Thumbs up from several organisations

Several organisations in the forefront of the anti-tobacco campaign in the country, yesterday welcomed the Health Ministry decision to include pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets.
Daily News (lk)
added Nov 25, 2012 17:21

Sri Lanka puts off graphic labeling on cigarettes till March 2013

Sri Lanka's health ministry has put off graphic labeling designed to educate consumers on the cancer and heart disease causing effects of cigarette smoke till March 2013.
Lanka Business Today (lk)
added Nov 12, 2012 11:08

[Sri Lanka] Committed to reduce smoking: Health Ministry

The Health Ministry said today that the government suffered a staggering loss of Rs.4 billion each year due to non-communicable diseases caused due to smoking and said the ministry was committed to reduce the habit of smoking.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Nov 8, 2012 13:53

Sri Lanka tobacco firm in court against labeling

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tobacco Company, a unit of British American Tobacco has gone to the court of appeal against new labeling rules by the island's health ministry which requires graphic labeling.
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Nov 5, 2012 04:42

[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

[Sri Lanka] Anti tobacco case taken up for hearing

A petition filed in the Court of Appeal requesting the Health Minister or the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol to fully implement the regulations prescribed in the Tobacco products labelling and packaging gazette without prejudice to Parliament
Daily News (lk)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:36

* 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

Sri Lanka, Ukraine Implement Graphic Cigarette Warnings

New progress in global fight against tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 10, 2012 13:18

Sri Lanka hikes tobacco taxes

Sri Lanka has raised tobacco taxes from October 06, a notice posted on the island's customs office showed, to raise extract more money from citizens and cut a budget deficit stemming from unchecked state spending.
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 7, 2012 22:50
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