Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Association+of+Tobacco+agents+goes+to+supreme+court
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 - 19:51
Association of Tobacco agents goes to supreme court
3,842

Views
Health Minister Maithreepala Sirisena says that the gazette regarding pictorial warnings on cigarette packets has not been activated as the Association of Tobacco agents have filed a case against it at the Supreme Court two weeks ago.

Even though a gazette was released ordering that 80% of a packet of cigarettes should be covered in pictorial warnings, tobacco companies filed a petition at the Supreme Court against it.

On the 12th of May releasing its verdict the Appeal Court stated that only 50 to 60% of a packet of cigarettes should contain pictorial warnings.     
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
704 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,711 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
5,397 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
10,935 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
111 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
38,926 Views
Top