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[Asia, Sri Lanka] A week free of Tobacco Alcohol and dangerous drugs has been declared.

Accordingly Minister of Health Maithreepala Sirisena has instructed the officials to organize anti narcotics programmes in all religious places, schools, state and private institutions. Support of the Maha Sangha and other religious leaders, political aut
Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (lk)
added May 13, 2014 10:50
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[Asia] Ceylon Tobacco Company profits up despite lower Sri Lanka sales

a unit of British American Tobacco said profits surged 38.4 percent in the March 2014 quarter despite a 3.6 percent volume drop, helped by cost cutting. The firm reported earnings of 10.82 rupees per share for the quarter. The stock closed at 1,090 rupe
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added May 12, 2014 10:53
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Sri Lankan court dismisses tobacco giant\'s appeal against government on pictorial warnings

The Court of Appeal dismissed the petition filed by the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) challenging the government's special gazette notification on August 08, 2012 requiring the manufacturer to cover 80 percent of the surface of the cigarette packet with g
LankaPage.com
added May 12, 2014 10:07
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[Asia] The verdict of Sri Lanka government vs. Ceylon Tobacco to be delivered tomorrow

Ceylon Tobacco Company has sought legal redress against Sri Lankan government over the pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and the Court of Appeal will give its decision regarding the matter tomorrow, May 12th.
LankaPage.com
added May 11, 2014 13:13
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[Sri Lanka] MANU: Packaged horror may go up in smoke

Both smoking and non-smoking members of Parliament crossed partisan borders this week and united to vote for the Government’s decision to plaster the face of cigarette packets with gruesome pictures ... For the smoker buying ‘loose’ the well-meaning ill
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:07
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco Company to produce and supply cigarettes without changes to its current packs

Ceylon Tobacco Company has challenged in the Court of Appeal, the Tobacco Products Regulations and the Court has reserved its order till 12th May and the Tobacco company has decided to the market as usual without any changes to its current packs.
Asian Tribune
added Feb 21, 2014 14:58
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[Sri Lanka] Streamlined programme to arrest tobacco and alcohol use

The Health Ministry has declared this year as the Year of building a society free of tobacco and alcohol. Accordingly a Presidential Task Force will be set up next week to control tobacco and alcohol. Minister of Health Mr. Maithreepala Sirisena address
News.lk - Department of Government Information (lk)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:10
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[Sri Lanka] Govt. agrees to reduce size of pictorial warnings on packets of cigarettes

The Ceylon Tobacco Company Pvt. Limited had filed a Writ Application against a recent gazette notification published by the Minister of Health making it mandatory for pictorial warnings to cover 80% of the display areas of packets of tobacco products. Th
The Island (lk)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:37
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Pictorial warning on cigarette packets - Gazette out! When will it be implemented?

The Gazette notification stating the regulations on the controversial pictorial warnings on cigarette packets was presented in Parliament on Friday, 17 months after it was first published. These regulations were presented by the Leader of the House, Nima
The Nation (lk)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:26
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] PEIRIS: Social Irresponsibility of tobacco industry

it is necessary that the government considers including CSR in the NATA Act and fully implement WHO FCTC guidelines on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, before considering them for Awards! It is a shame when an industry receives an award fo
The Nation (lk)
added Dec 22, 2013 13:48
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