Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 358 headlines found
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.
Feb 22, 2013 LankaPage.com
added Feb 25, 2013 11:31
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.)
Feb 20, 2013 Sri Lanka News
added Feb 21, 2013 11:08
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.
Jan 31, 2013 The Island (lk)
added Jan 31, 2013 18:28
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.
Jan 9, 2013 Health Education Journal
added Jan 11, 2013 08:08
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
Jan 1, 2013 Daily News (lk)
added Jan 2, 2013 15:32
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.
Jan 1, 2013 Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:03
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.
Dec 25, 2012 LankaPage.com
added Dec 26, 2012 01:02
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
Dec 21, 2012 The Island (lk)
added Dec 21, 2012 08:48
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).
Dec 12, 2012 Daily News (lk)
added Dec 11, 2012 18:52
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
Dec 9, 2012 The Nation (lk)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:00