Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 358 headlines found
A signature collecting campaign was organised against a case filed by a tobacco company against Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena opposite Fort Railway Station yesterday.
Dec 4, 2012 News.lk - 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.
Nov 26, 2012 Daily News (lk)
added Nov 25, 2012 17:21
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.
Nov 12, 2012 Lanka Business Today (lk)
added Nov 12, 2012 11:08
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.
Nov 8, 2012 Daily Mirror (lk)
added Nov 8, 2012 13:53
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.
Nov 3, 2012 Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Nov 5, 2012 04:42
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
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
Oct 31, 2012 Daily News (lk)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:36
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
New progress in global fight against tobacco
Oct 8, 2012 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 10, 2012 13:18
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.
Oct 7, 2012 Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 7, 2012 22:50