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Sri Lanka hikes tobacco taxes

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.
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Oct 6, 2012 05:08
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[Sri Lanka] ALOYSIUS: How the killer in cigarettes smartly preys on you

Smoking on Screen: Teens at risk
The Nation (lk)
added Sep 8, 2012 22:10
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[Sri Lanka] No smoking, drinking scenes – NATA's call to film, drama producers

The National Alcohol and Tobacco Authority (NATA) yesterday warned film and drama producers to refrain from showing scenes of smoking and alcohol consumption.
Sunday Observer (lk)
added Sep 1, 2012 20:59
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[Sri Lanka] MAHANAMA: You smoke + we inhale = passive smoking (2)

The above discussion narrates the gravity of smoking and passive smoking and the initiatives toward wellbeing. Moreover, the discussion advocates that the exposure to tobacco smoke does not end up with termination of smoking and it continues for hours,
The Island (lk)
added Aug 25, 2012 05:32
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[Sri Lanka] MAHANAMA: You Smoke + We Inhale = Passive Smoking (1)

The title of this article is also presented in terms of a chemical equation to narrate and unravel the plague of passive smoking.
The Island (lk)
added Aug 25, 2012 05:32
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Smoking, drinking and obesity kill 650 people a day in Sri Lanka

Smoking, drinking, a sedentary lifestyle and bad eating habits are the main cause of death in Sri Lanka, said Palitha Mahipala, assistant secretary in the Health Ministry, as he announced a LKR 300 million (US$ 2.3 million) prevention and public awareness
AsiaNews.it (it)
added Aug 23, 2012 15:00
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[Sri Lanka] STF seize illicit cigarettes, liquor

The Special Task Force (STF) yesterday arrested a person with 95,400 cartons of illegally imported cigarettes worth over Rs 2 million at the Kollupitiya Public Market complex yesterday.
Daily News (lk)
added Aug 13, 2012 00:56
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[Sri Lanka] Suspect arrested with illegal cigarettes worth Rs 600000 at BIA

Airport Customs Superintendent G G Premasiri said the suspect arrived in the country around 4.30am yesterday in a flight from Sharjah.
Daily News (lk)
added Aug 12, 2012 16:53
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[Sri Lanka] NATA chief stresses need for smoke-free environment

The National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) said that Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) also known as "Second-hand Smoke" poses a grave health hazard to non smokers and called upon staff members of children's schools, montessoris, tuition classe
Sunday Observer (lk)
added Aug 12, 2012 16:28
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[Sri Lanka] Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs - Govt's decision hailed

National Cancer Hospital (NCH), Medical Officer Dr. Samadhi Rajapaksa yesterday hailed the Government's reassurance of printing 'Pictorial Health Warnings' on cigarette packets to discourage Sri Lankans from smoking cigarettes and to save around 20,000 p
Sunday Observer (lk)
added Jul 23, 2012 10:16
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