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[Taiwan] 'Smart teeth' track eating, smoking habits

A new smart sensor attached to your teeth can track how much you eat and how much you talk as well as let your doctor know just exactly how much you may be smoking, researchers in Taiwan say. Researchers from National Taiwan University in Taipei recruite
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 20, 2013 10:11

[Taiwan] Do more to reduce smoking: alliance

The Taiwan Medical Alliance for the Control of Tobacco (TMACT) has called on the government to follow the lead of the WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative and set out an agenda to gradually end tobacco use.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 18, 2013 03:09

[Taiwan] Proposed hike in tobacco surcharge draws opposition

The Confederation of Trade Unions of the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Co. condemned Wednesday a proposal to double the tobacco surcharge, saying that it is not an ATM from which the government can draw as much cash as it wants.
Focus Taiwan
added Mar 6, 2013 12:01

Esophageal cancer death rate rising in Taiwan: doctor

Lee Jang-ming, chief of Thoracic Surgery Division at the Taipei hospital, said the death rate of male esophageal cancer sufferers in Taiwan is rising, reflecting the increasing consumption of betel nuts. . . . Therefore, people that eat betel nuts and
Focus Taiwan
added Oct 21, 2012 15:14

[Taiwan] Activists get smoking mad over Mid-Autumn gifts

Anti-smoking activists yesterday blasted government bodies for sending lawmakers cigarettes as Mid-Autumn Festival gifts. The Tung Foundation said it is “absurd” that the Transportation Ministry's liaison officials to the Legislature use tax-payers' mone
The China Post (tw)
added Sep 27, 2012 08:34

Taiwan explores ways to get smokers to quit

Twenty per cent, or four million, of Taiwan's total population smokes and the island aims to cut that number by half over the next 10 years. Trained staff at the Taiwan Smokers' Helpline Center are around the clock to help anyone who wants to kick the sm
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 16, 2012 21:58

Research and Markets: Analyzing the Tobacco Industry in Taiwan

Business Wire
added May 18, 2012 11:30

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Civil organizations urge gov’t to step up tobacco control regulations

More than 72 civil organizations in Taiwan submitted a petition to lawmakers to update the decade-old Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act ahead of the World No Tobacco Month in May, following latest international studies indicating a rise in smoking related de
Taiwan News (tw)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:18

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Bus shelter smoking ban starts in Taipei next week

Starting Wednesday next week, smoking will be prohibited at 1,150 bus shelters at 932 bus stops in Taipei, the Taipei Department of Health said yesterday. Article 15 of the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act (菸害防制法) states that those who smoke at bus stops f
Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:29

[Asia, Taiwan] Smokers urged to quit on COPD Day

On the eve of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day, civic health groups, artists and physicians yesterday said that it is not too late to quit smoking.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 18, 2015 00:09
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