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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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[Asia, Sri Lanka] RODRIGO: Curbing consumption and ‘big tobacco’ lobbies

plain packaging has not led to statistically-significant reductions in smoking. Youth smoking has not been reduced, and organised crime has an ample opportunity to undermine democratic countries and the rule of law. The saddest consequence is that if trad
Ceylon Today (lk)
added Mar 15, 2017 23:41
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[Sri Lanka] GMOA on prohibition of cigarette consumption

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) questions the Cabinet paper on restricting cigarette consumption...there is an attempt to delay the issuing of the Cabinet paper on restricting the cigarette consumption.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:10
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[Asia] The Article 16 of the FCTC is to be implemented in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is to ban sale of single cigarette and mini packs (packets less than 20 cigarettes) very soon, states the Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. "We have won the fight against the use of tobacco and smoking, but we have a long way to go t
Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2017 00:26
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC says excise tax drop

The Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) says that its contribution to Government revenue, through excise tax fell to Rs. 87.4 billion during the year ending 31st December 2016.
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Mar 5, 2017 01:16
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] High taxes trigger an influx of illicit cigarettes

Over the last decade, total smoking has increased with declining cigarette volumes and growing beedi, while smuggled products have recorded an increase. Customs officials recently arrested three persons at the Colombo International Airport for attemptin
Sri Lanka Mirror (lk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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