Published On : Thu, Aug 4th, 2016

National Policy on Tobacco and Alcohol launched today

Alcohol_PolicyThe National Policy on Tobacco and Alcohol will be launched during the National Conference on Tobacco and Alcohol – 2016, under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at BMICH today (4).

The Conference titled “Drug Free Country” is organized by the Mental Health Unit of the Ministry of Health, together with the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol.

Minister of Health, Nutrition, and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senaratne, and foreign and local representatives will participate.

According to Chairman of the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol Dr. Palitha Abeykoon, it the first time Sri Lanka adopted a national policy on Tobacco and Alcohol.

Source – Government News Portal

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