ELIXIER 2014 - Top 12 Results

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ELIXIER 2014 - Top 12 Results ELIXIER 2014 - Top 12 Results

SHORT DRAMA COMPETITION – 2014

The short drama competition was organized by ADIC for the very first time in 2011 with the primary objective… [more]

SHORT DRAMA COMPETITION – 2014 SHORT DRAMA COMPETITION – 2014

Colour-ටි කුරුම්බා | Kite Competition & Holy Fest – 2014

Colombo Youth Zone has organized another innovative event in order to spread the message on how to have… [more]

Colour-ටි කුරුම්බා | Kite Competition & Holy Fest – 2014 Colour-ටි කුරුම්බා | Kite Competition & Holy Fest – 2014

Volunteers

Volunteers are the spirit of ADIC. Our volunteers are specialized in different fields and most of them… [more]

Volunteers Volunteers

Regional Parliamentarians and CSO Representatives Workshop

Alcohol and Drug Information Centre (ADIC) in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka and… [more]

Regional Parliamentarians and CSO Representatives Workshop Regional Parliamentarians and CSO Representatives Workshop

Children's day

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Children's day Children's day

After A/L Relax Party 2014

After A/L relax party was organized for the second consecutive time by Colombo Youth Zone members. The… [more]

After A/L Relax Party 2014 After A/L Relax Party 2014

ADIC contribution on World Youth Conference 2014

World Youth Conference is organized by an International Youth Task Force comprising of 20 young global… [more]

ADIC contribution on World Youth Conference 2014 ADIC contribution on World Youth Conference 2014

An Educational Toolkit for Tobacco Prevention

The tool kit includes the materials such as  posters, slogans,  drama scripts and presentations that… [more]

An Educational Toolkit for Tobacco Prevention An Educational Toolkit for Tobacco Prevention

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Implementing tobacco control

Implementing tobacco control

Governments use the tobacco control measures in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use and exposure to tobacco smoke. By implementing these measures, governments reduce the heavy burden of disease and death that is attributable to tobacco use or exposure. The WHO FCTC's tobacco control measures are usually expressed as laws, regulations, administrative decisions and such actions ...

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New Study Confirms Smoke-Free Laws Do Not Hurt Business – It’s Time for Every State to Go Smoke-Free

New Study Confirms Smoke-Free Laws Do Not Hurt Business – It’s Time for Every State to Go Smoke-Free

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Aug. 1 2013 WASHINGTON, DC – One of the largest studies to date on the economic impact of smoke-free laws, published today in the scientific journal Preventing Chronic Disease, provides powerful new evidence that such laws do not harm the restaurant and bar industry, even in states with high smoking rates and a history of tobacco growing ...

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Watching and countering the industry

Watching and countering the industry

Understanding the tobacco industry's practices is crucial for the success of tobacco control policies. In this context, it's important also to understand that tobacco products are the only legally available products that can kill up to one half of their regular users if consumed as recommended by the manufacturer. In recognition of this reality, WHO, following the Member States' mandate, monitors and draws global attention ...

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Yet another research by the alcohol industry to promote themselves

Yet another research by the alcohol industry to promote themselves

A recent research by Capital Alliance took few electronic and print media stations by storm. This news undermines the efforts of alcohol prevention. In Sri Lankan context NATA, WHO, other NGOs and CBOs in line with government policies contributed to the field of alcohol prevention. According to the Capital Alliance, the research report cannot be shared due to client confidentiality. But this raise a question in ...

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New Zealand becomes the second country to require Plain Cigarette Packaging

New Zealand becomes the second country to require Plain Cigarette Packaging

19 Feb 2013 Tobacco Unfiltered Blog New Zealand plans to become the second country to require that cigarettes be sold in plain packaging, free of colorful logos and other branding. New Zealand’s government announced that it will introduce legislation requiring plain packaging, following the lead of Australia, which implemented its plain packaging law in December 2012. "We cannot continue to allow tobacco companies to use sophisticated packaging designs ...

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Toll of Tobacco around the World

Toll of Tobacco around the World

A Global Tobacco Epidemic Tobacco use is the world’s leading cause of preventable death, according to the World Health Organization. Increasingly, the burden of tobacco use is greatest in low- and middle-income countries that have been targeted by the tobacco industry with its deadly products and deceptive marketing practices. The result: A global tobacco epidemic of preventable death, disease and economic harm to countries and families. Tobacco’s Toll ...

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A collaborative project by ADIC & UNDP

A collaborative project by ADIC & UNDP

Alcohol consumption is a most important problem which is affected of every social problem in society as well as it’s directly link with poverty of villages. Many research shows that 1/3 of income goes to alcohol in low income families. Many alcohol users use alcohol as an excuse to do violence and unfair behaviors. Therefore ADIC & UNDP initiated a collaborative project to develop the capacities ...

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Life set free

Life set free

The work of IOGT International is built on the basic human democratic rights. It recognises that alcohol and other drugs constitute a serious threat to the dignity and freedom of people and their societies. We are a worldwide community made up of people of all ages regardless of gender, colour, nationality, religious belief or sexual orientation. Our membership policy is founded on a lifestyle free of ...

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