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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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[Sri Lanka] Tobacco Consumption and Media’s role

media discussion on ‘Exposing the false statements disseminated by the tobacco industry’ revealed. “The tobacco industry is publicizing false statements” - Dr. Pubudu Sumanasekara - Executive Director of ADIC
Daily Mirror (lk)
added May 9, 2017 13:49
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[Asia] Sri Lanka Government's program to reduce tobacco and alcohol consumption is a success, President claims

said for the first time in history the Treasury has reported to the Cabinet that the revenues made from tobacco and alcohol had dropped drastically. He said this is a good thing since reduced revenues means reduced consumption.
LankaPage.com
added May 1, 2017 22:15
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[Asia] Belgian cigar manufacturer J Cortés moves factory from Ireland to Sri Lanka

The century old Belgian cigar manufacturer J. Cortés is closing the cigar factory in Ballaghaderreen, Ireland in the next six months and moving its operations to Sri Lanka. J. Cortés acquired the Exclusive Cigar Manufacturing Ireland plant, a family ciga
LankaPage.com
added Apr 15, 2017 19:42
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] CTC pitches its annual report on ‘Beyond the Smoke’

Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) with a 111-year presence in Sri Lanka has pitched its just released annual report on the theme "Beyond the Smoke" to highlight its contribution to the national economy through what is now universally accepted as a highlyco
The Island (lk)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:34
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[Asia, China, Sri Lanka] Cigarette smuggling -- Customs on lookout for Chinese king-pin

Customs Department is on high alert to track down a leading Chinese cigarette-smuggler operating in Sri Lanka and said to be linked to the detection of Chinese cigarettes at the Bandaranaike International Airport in the past three months, a senior officia
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:04
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