Hirunews Logo
GMOA+is+with+the+Gvt.+on+new+move+against+tobacco+consumption+
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 - 11:09
GMOA is with the Gvt. on new move against tobacco consumption
22

Shares
2,646

Views

The government’s decision to increase the VAT on alcohol and tobacco is a positive move, Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) states.

The association has pledged to support the government in any decision to reduce the consumption of liquor and tobacco in the country.

Health Minister Ranjith Senaratne stated cigarette packages will be changed as it is done in Australia.

However, the law to depict pictorial warning on cigarette packages was won.

GMOA said changes to that should be done following a scientific study.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
403 Views
10,249 Views
4,745 Views
3,795 Views
16 Views
5,573 Views
Top