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When Worlds Collide #109: Huffing and puffing over Tobacco in Sri Lanka

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today newspaper on 31 May 2014 Tobacco control presents formidable policy dilemmas. It isn’t a simple or simplistic battle between ‘good’ and ‘evil’ as anti-tobacco activists would make us believe. … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #51: When Your Home Becomes a ‘Gas Chamber’

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 27 January 2013 The new Global Burden of Disease (GBD) report, released in December 2012, says air pollution has become one of the top 10 killers … Continue reading

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