The 49th Union Conference on Lung Health

The Union World Conference on Lung Health is the largest assembly of the activists, policy makers, researchers and the community advocates on lung health. Tobacco […]

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 […]

8th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8), Geneva, Switzerland

The 8th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) of the World health organization (WHO) was […]

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]


Sinhala Movie "Adaraneeya Kathavak" Accused of Violating the NATA Act


Adaraneeya Kathawak (English: A melody of Love) is a 2016 Sri Lankan movie in Sinhala language. Directed by Priyantha Colombage, it was co-produced by Priyantha Kolambage and Chaminda Gamage. Both are executives in the marketing and advertisement industry. [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]


Violation of Cigarette Pack Regulations


In Sri Lanka the sale of tobacco products without a health warning and information on the content of tar and nicotine on each tobacco product is prohibited under the section 34 of the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) Act, No. 27 of 2006. [Read more]


Dinesh Dharmadasa

Read about Dinesh Dharmadasa, the Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) Director coordinating its Corporate Social Investments. The page includes a gallery of pictures that reflects the opportunities he get to interact with the political leaders in Sri Lanka.[Read more]