TobaccoUnmasked Celebrates its 4th Anniversary

TobaccoUnmasked (TU); the official information portal of the Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT) based on a media wiki platform, celebrates its 4th anniversary today. It contains […]

Tobacco industry, The Corona epidemic and Commit to quit

World No Tobacco Day 2021 Tobacco industry, The Corona epidemic and Commit to quit To commemorate World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Centre for […]

Launch of the Research Report “A Scientific investigation of Tobacco and Alcohol Portrayal in Sri Lankan Media and its Public Health Implications”

    A research report on portrayal of tobacco and alcohol in media and its public health implications was launched by the Centre for Combatting […]

Joint Press Release: Raise Tobacco Tax and Save Health AND Economy of Sri Lanka

  (23rd November 2020)   Tobacco prematurely kills 50% of its users and 20,000 Sri Lankans per year. It is also a major determinant of […]

Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) Proposes a New Tobacco Taxation Policy

  The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) conducted a tobacco control research study ‘‘Elasticity Estimates for Cigarettes in Sri Lanka’ – the findings […]

Ranil Wickremasinghe

The former Prime Minister joined the Parliament again as a Member. Thus, we have updated the page with relevant details. [Read more]

Ajith Nivard Cabraal

The former State Minister of Money and Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms, who was appointed as the Governor of the Central Bank recently. [Read more]

Basil Rajapaksa

Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa made a controversial statement on duties of the Excise Department of Sri Lanka few days ago in the Parliament. Please visit the updated page for more details.[Read more]