Feb 26, 2019

Another restriction on Teledramas

Chairman of the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol, Dr. Palitha Abeykoon says that legal action will be taken against TV channels that showing media content that promotes tobacco and alcohol.

The Chairman added that according to the laws passed in 2011, airing drug or tobacco promotion programs is not legal and even producing such programs locally is prohibited.

However, at the moment, tele dramas show such scenes and only awareness texts of adverse effects on the health are being demonstrated.