Attempts of Ceylon Tobacco to Sustain Tobacco Cultivation in Sri Lanka


Tobacco cultivation leads to many adverse effects on the farmers and the environment[Read more]


Exposing ‘Alternative Facts’ on Tobacco Taxation


Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) has several arguments against tobacco tax increase. (Please refer to the TobaccoUnmasked page Industry Responses to Tobacco Tax Increase in 2016 for more details). ”[Read more]


Ceylon Tobacco Dendro Power Project


Potential for ‘’’Dendro’’’ power, or generation of electricity from sustainably grown ‘’‘Ginisiriya’’’ (‘’’Gliricidia sepium’’’) in Sri Lanka was researched by the Ministry of Science and Technology from 1999 to 2004 [Read more]


British American Tobacco Influencing Cigarette Tax in Sri Lanka


The highest one time increase of the cigarette price was recorded in the 4th Quarter of 2016 in Sri Lanka. It was due to an increase of Excise Tax in October and introduction of 15% Value Added Tax (VAT) in November 13. [Read more]

Workshops on Investigative Reporting related to Tobacco Industry and FCTC Article 5.3 for Local Correspondents of National Media

Workshops on Investigative Reporting related to Tobacco Industry and FCTC Article 5.3 for Local Correspondents of National Media

Two workshops on the above topics were conducted on 14th November and 21st November for the local correspondents from North Western and Northern provinces. The […]

Message from Prof. Laksman Dissanayake </br> Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo

Message from Prof. Laksman Dissanayake
Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo

It is with great pride that I wish the very best for the groundbreaking high standard online research database of the Centre for Combating Tobacco […]

University of Bath Press Release on TobaccoUnmasked

University of Bath Press Release on TobaccoUnmasked

The official launch of the web page cct.lk by HE the President on 19th July 2017 in a ceremony organized by the Presidential Task Force […]

Tobacco Unmasked: Website Launch and the Networking Forum

Tobacco Unmasked: Website Launch and the Networking Forum

Tobacco Unmasked: Website Launch and the Networking Forum was held on 7th July 2017, from 8.30 am to 1.00 pm at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo. […]

Sticker campaign at the Fort Railway station

Sticker campaign at the Fort Railway station

A sticker campaign at Fort Railway station   conducted by CCT and ADIC was successfully held on 29th August 2017  

Screening of the documentary movie Merchants of Doubt

Screening of the documentary movie Merchants of Doubt

An interactive session, with screening of the documentary movie Merchants of Doubt was held on Saturday 15th July 2017 from 9 am – 11 am […]

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]