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Wednesday, 08 March 2017 - 10:48
Fresh steps to curb smoking
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Laws will be made to make it impossible to sell cigarettes in a bid to reduce smoking, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senaratne said adding that its cabinet paper will be produced for approval.

He added that tobacco tax will be increased to 90 per cent and the sale of cigarettes in white boxes are included in the proposal.

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