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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Betel tobacco ban: Campaigners tell youths to spit out deadly mouthful

The ban on the age old practice of chewing betel came under heavy criticism by the public citing the double standards adopted by the government, which would not prohibit tobacco smoking. Last week, the government banned smokeless tobacco through a gazet
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:39
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[Asia] WICKRAMASINGHE: World tobacco outlook and Sri Lankan experience

One size does not fit all. Sri Lanka was reportedly considering further extensions to its existing ban on public space smoking to private hotels and establishments, sales bans in proximity to areas patronized by minors – but what real purpose do these ser
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jul 24, 2017 21:34
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New wiki site to unmask dealings of tobacco industry in Sri Lanka

A major new online project, TobaccoUnmasked, designed to reveal the activities and influences of the tobacco industry on public health policy, has been launched in Sri Lanka on the back of the success of TobaccoTactics – an initiative first established by
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] DHAMMIKA: Smoking and the five precepts

The Five Precepts consist of the bare minimum of Buddhist moral behaviour...the fifth Precept must exclude smoking. But, this answer needs to be looked at more carefully because it is both right and wrong. It is right that tobacco did not exist in ancien
The Island (lk)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:15
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Illicit cigarettes boosting smoking rate

Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) MD and CEO Michael Koset said, "Total smoking in Sri Lanka is growing slightly year after year. The government's tax hike has only resulted in a shift in smoking from legal cigarettes to illicit fags and beedi."
Ceylon Today (lk)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:47
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] The dwindling tobacco industry Tobacco, no more

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.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:08
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco Company celebrates World Environment Day 2017

Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) has long since established itself as a benchmark for corporate excellence in Sri Lanka. With over 100 years in business, the organization prides itself on being one that drives the Sri Lankan economy in a responsible and
Ceylon Today (lk)
added Jun 16, 2017 22:25
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] PALIPANE: ‘Let’s combat tobacco smoking’

This article is a tribute to the President of Sri Lanka who valiantly carries out an effective campaign against tobacco smoking.... As an Occupational Physician I wish to draw the attention of employers as well as workers to combat collectively against s
The Island (lk)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:46
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Tobacco retailers meet FinMin over industry concerns

The Sri Lanka Tobacco Retailers’ Association met the newly appointed Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera at the Finance Ministry last week to highlight several issues facing traders and tobacco sales. They pointed out that its membership of over 100,00
Daily Mirror (lk)
added May 29, 2017 19:26
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Proposed herbal fags project goes up in smoke: NATA says it will ‘encourage smoking’

A multimillion rupee investment to roll out Sri Lanka’s first-ever locally produced tobacco and nicotine free herbal cigarette has been derailed following unexpected "regulatory hiccups", which has spurred the Customs to detain a consignment of one milli
The Island (lk)
added May 15, 2017 18:21
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