TobaccoUnmasked Media Wiki’s 3rd Anniversary Celebration

Tobacco Unmasked is the official information portal of the Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT) based on a media wiki platform. It contains evidence based information […]

Important Note on Casting Your Vote! Is your chosen candidate genuinely concerned about the wellbeing of Sri Lankan citizens?

According to Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the first global public health treaty adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco industry (TI) denotes […]

It’s the first birthday of SARC-CCT!!!

On15th July 2019 South Asian Regional Consortium Centre for Combating Tobacco (SARC-CCT) was ceremonially launched by the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Professor […]

Globally Reported Tobacco Industry Interference during COVID-19 Pandemic - January 2021

Our monitoring of the Globally Reported Tobacco Industry Interference during COVID-19 Pandemic continues for the year 2021 with the January 2021 Report capturing findings from 42nd to 46th week of monitoring. We will continue to summarise tobacco industry interference related to COVID-19 pandemic and its control as monthly reports until the pandemic resolves. [Read more]

Triad Private Limited

Triad Private Limited is an advertising agency in Sri Lanka which was accused of sponsored newspaper articles against the government increasing the tobacco tax in 2017. It came to limelight again due to its sister Tv channel producing a Tv mini series which was accused of promoting tobacco and violating the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) Act. [Read more]

Geetha Kumarasingha

Geetha Samanmalee Kumarasingha, born in 1955 at Badulla, is an actress, a movie producer and a politician in Sri Lanka. She is the eldest daughter of Wijaya, a journalist, and Udula Kumarasinghe. Growing up in Bentara, Elpitiya she was educated at Ananda College, Elpitiya, Sangamitta Girl's School, Aluthgama and Holy Family Convent, Kalutara. She was an award winning actress, acting in more than 80 movies.[Read more]