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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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[Sri Lanka] Maldivian girl fined for 12 cigarettes

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.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:03
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Sri Lankans spend 10 times of poverty alleviation funds for smoking, says Minister

Sri Lanka Minister of Power and Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka says the poverty cannot be eradicated in the country as long as people waste money for alcohol, smoking and drugs.
LankaPage.com
added Dec 26, 2012 01:02
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[Sri Lanka] 'Sirimavo Govt, tried utmost to nationalise Ceylon Tobacco'

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
The Island (lk)
added Dec 21, 2012 08:48
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[Sri Lanka] Graphic cigarette pack labelling packs a punch

The National Cancer Institute recently paid a glowing tribute to Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena for obtaining government approval to cover 80 percent of tobacco packaging with Pictorial Health Warnings (PHW).
Daily News (lk)
added Dec 11, 2012 18:52
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[Sri Lanka] Adolescents smoking: Parents to blame

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
The Nation (lk)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:00
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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.
News.lk - Department of Government Information (lk)
added Dec 4, 2012 11:01
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[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
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