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Ban on separate sale of cigarettes soon

Selling of cigarettes separately banned
The government will soon ban the selling of cigarettes separately, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday during a meeting held with Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA).

He has made this assurance after ten proposals prepared by the GMOA according to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to eradicate the cigarette menace was handed over to the minister during the meeting.