Regional Meeting for the Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties of the WHO-FCTC

Centre for Combating Tobacco was invited for the Regional Meeting for the Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) of the World Health […]

Launch of call to action video

The official launch of the Call-to-Action video produced by the Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT) was held on 29th July 2018 at Hotel Galadari, Colombo […]

Call-to- Action Videos by CCT

The Call-to-Action video created in Sinhala, Tamil and English languages and shared via social media, contains a request to the general public to inform CCT […]

tobaccounmasked.lk is the information portal of the Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT). It publishes evidence based peer-reviewed information on tobacco industry activities in Sri Lanka and the region. ... [read more]

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is a treaty, an agreement under international law, adopted in May 2003 by the 56th World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the WHO. This was the first ... [read more]


Champika Premadasa


C. Premadasa owns a beedi manufacturing company producing under the brand “Champika Beedi”. It is a component of Champika Group of Companies, registered as Champika Premadasa Private Limited, of which he is the current Chairman[Read more]


Maithri Sewana


Maithri Sewana is a holiday resort built in the namesake of the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena (2015 – present). It is built in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa to provide accommodation for pilgrims visiting the city. Polonnaruwa is the electoral district of the President Maithripala Sirisena.[Read more]


ITC Limited India


ITC Limited (ITC), headquartered in Kolkata, is the main cigarette manufacturer in India. ITC’s commonly sold cigarette and cigar brands include; Insignia, India Kings, Lucky Strike, Classic, Gold Flake, Navy Cut, Players, Capstan, Bristol, Flake, Silk Cut, Duke & Royal. [Read more]


Sponsorship for a PHI Cricket Tournament


Central Province PHI trade union organised a cricket tournament in Kandy under the sponsorship of GB Group. GB Group is a subsidiary of Arunadisi Traders Private Limited, a main distributor of Cigarettes for Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC). [Read more]