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]

Symposium on Grass Root Level Actions to Control Tobacco / Alcohol and to Counter Industry Interference

Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT), Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo in collaboration with Alcohol and Drug Information Centre (ADIC) organised the Symposium on Grass […]

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  

Launch of the Centre for Combating Tobacco Official Webpage cct.lk

The official webpage of the Centre for Combating Tobacco (cct.lk) was launched by HE the President on 19th July 2017 in a ceremony organized by […]

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 was held on 7th July 2017, from 8.30 am to 1.00 pm at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo. […]

A discussion on Tobacco Industry Politics and the Public

A discussion on Tobacco Industry Politics and the Public was held at The Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo, on Tuesday 18th July 2017, from 9.30 am to […]

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]