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Wednesday, 19 February 2014 - 19:08
Update : Video : The Bill on covering a cigarette packet with a pictorial warning of oral cancer passed unanimously.
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The Bill on covering 80% of a cigarette packet with a pictorial warning of oral cancer has been passed unanimously in parliament.

Health Minister Maithreepala Sirisena presented the bill to the parliament.



Update : Thursday, 20 February 2014 - 8:23
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Regulation to include pictures of mouth cancer on cigarette packets presented to Parliament

3 orders issued under the National Authority Act concerning Alcohol and Tobacco were presented to parliament today by Minister of Health Maithreepala Sirisena.

These 3 orders were regarding including pictures of lung and oral cancer covering 80% of a cigarette packet.

The debate regarding concluded a short while ago and all 3 orders were unanimously passed in parliament.Update :
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