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An organisation against the use of alcohol, tobacco and drugs staged a protest opposite the Ceylon Tobacco Company head office urging the company to take measures to introduce the pictorial warnings on packets of cigarettes. The matter has been taken up for hearing at the Supreme Court. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana




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  • Ela Malli Thursday, 28 March 2013 11:23 AM

    Ayyo..governements main tax revenue comes from CTC...buddhist country...damma rajjaya

    Just Another Citizen Thursday, 28 March 2013 11:32 AM

    Wonder how much or what they were given to carry out this demonstration? Having warnings yes, but coming out of some cave to suddenly do this? :))

    sinnan Thursday, 28 March 2013 11:40 AM

    If CTC stops manufacturing the government will be bankrupt as its main portion of income comes from cigarettes and Alcahol only

    ANTON Thursday, 28 March 2013 11:41 AM

    THIS IS A TYPICAL CHILD ABUSE INCIDENT, WHO IS BEHIND THIS ?

    sss Thursday, 28 March 2013 12:33 PM

    add corruption and thuggery also

    Malik Friday, 29 March 2013 12:40 PM

    Anton, this is not child abuse. I quit smoking because my son is so dead against it even without anyones influence. this is an 8 year old. Even if they are doing this with pressure of someone from behind its still worth it and they too learn something. dont they?


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