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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Tobacco farming dwindles

About 84 percent of Taiwan’s tobacco farmers have stopped growing the crop, the Council of Agriculture said on Friday, adding that farmers can apply for subsidies until the end of the year, when the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp (TTLC) is to stop purcha
Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:54
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Taiwan] Cigarette warnings lack scare factor, experts say

The difference in the number of people who smoke in Taiwan (3 million) compared with Hong Kong (640,000) might be due to the difference in the sizes of warning labels on packaging, they said at the Tobacco Hazard and Prevention Forum for Cross-strait Loc
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:05
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] TTL wins historic building case

The Kaohsiung City Government lost a legal battle for the preservation of historic buildings along the city’s harbor front, as the Supreme Administrative Court yesterday ruled in favor of Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp (TTL) over commercial development a
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jul 7, 2017 19:04
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] 18 tons of smuggled tobacco seized at Taichung Port

Focus Taiwan
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Taiwan customs seized enough tobacco to make 1.46 million packs of cigarettes

Approximately 18.6 metric tons of smuggled tobacco was seized at the Port of Taichung in central Taiwan early this month, Taichung Customs said on Wednesday. Two cargo containers registered as carrying tobacco leaf waste imported from Vietnam were opened
The China Post (tw)
added Jun 22, 2017 16:01
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Up in Smoke: Regulations on indoor smoking to be relaxed

Smokers are breathing a sigh of relief, while nonsmokers will be gasping for air now that a draft amendment to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act has scrapped plans to ban smoking lounges in hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and cigar lounges, healt
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 17, 2017 16:05
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Draft act to keep smoking lounges in hotels, bars

A draft amendment to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act, which is scheduled to be sent to the Executive Yuan by the end of May, is likely to allow the continued existence of smoking lounges in hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs, health officials sai
Focus Taiwan
added May 17, 2017 13:32
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Cigarette tax hike takes effect June 20th

Ministery of Finance announced Thursday that the price of cigarettes will increase by NT$20 (US$0.6) per pack starting on June 20th, after the Legislature passed the third and final reading of an amendment to the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax.
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 11, 2017 19:25
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Anti-smoking group seeks to raise legal smoking age to 20

Taiwan’s anti-smoking group held a press conference on Wednesday calling for higher legal smoking age and completely smoke-free workplaces and indoor public places. The group has called on the Legislature to revise the nation’s Tobacco Hazards Prevention
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 11, 2017 14:37
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Foundation urges ministry to outlaw smoking rooms

Smoking rooms should be banned because particulate matter inevitably drifts into the surrounding environment, John Tung Foundation officials said on Thursday, as the nation considers revisions to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act
Taipei Times (tw)
added Apr 22, 2017 22:27
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