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 […]



Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena


Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, born in 1945, is a Sri Lankan politician. He was educated at Rahula College, Matara and Thelijjawila Central College. He was an undergraduate of University of Colombo. His profession is mentioned as a “Landed Proprietor” in public domains, while agriculture is mentioned as the “most interested field”. [Read more]


Movement to Legalise Marijuana and the Tobacco Industry


Marijuana or Cannabis is an addictive substance, illegal in many countries of the world. However, certain countries and/ or states have started the process of legalising marijuana. By August 2020, 25 state governments in the USA have permitted cannabis use for medical purposes, while Colorado, Washington State, Oregon, Alaska and Washington DC have permitted recreational cannabis use. [Read more]


Gamini Jayawickrama Perera


Gamini Jayawickrama Perera is a Sri Lankan politician representing the United National Party (UNP), one of the two major political parties in Sri Lanka. Representing Kurunagala district, he also served as the Chairman of the UNP up to 2013. He was born in 1941 and was educated at the Nalanda College, Colombo. [Read more]