Headlines Tagged with Sri Lanka — 360 headlines found
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
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
New progress in global fight against tobacco
Oct 8, 2012 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 10, 2012 13:18