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[Asia-pacific] Record number of people diagnosed with cancer in Taiwan (update)

A total of 11,692 were diagnosed with lung cancer in 2012, 6 percent more than in the previous year.... problem of secondhand smoke should not be underestimated, the HPA said. Based on a previous survey conducted by the administration, the percentage of
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:12
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[Asia, Taiwan] I-Mei may gradually stop selling tobacco in April

one of Taiwan's largest food producers, said late Wednesday night that the company may gradually stop selling tobacco starting this April, although yesterday afternoon the company said the plan was not ready.
The China Post (tw)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:47
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[Taiwan] Smokers ignorant of risks: foundation

at a John Tung Foundation press launch of its online COPD self-assessment. Yang said 80 percent of smokers have little knowledge of the threat of COPD posed by smoking, with only a small portion of them actually seeking medical attention.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 28, 2013 15:41
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[Taiwan] 50% of shops sell minors cigarettes: Taipei City DOH

Nearly 50 percent of shops failed inspections regarding the sale of cigarettes to minors, Taipei's Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday. The DOH sent college students aged over 18 years but wearing high-school uniforms to attempt to purchase ci
The China Post (tw)
added Sep 17, 2013 12:21
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[Taiwan] DNA adducts linked to oral cancer in smokers

Having a high susceptibility to certain types of DNA damage caused by tobacco smoking could significantly increase the risk for oral cancer, show results of a Taiwanese study.
News-Medical.net
added Dec 28, 2012 13:41
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[Taiwan] Smoking bans in place on 65 local college campuses

Sixty-five tertiary schools in Taiwan have banned smoking on their campuses as part of an effort to make colleges smoke-free, a Ministry of Education (MOE) official said yesterday.
The China Post (tw)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:05
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Children's exposure to secondhand smoke at home before and after smoke-free legislation in Taiwan

The proportion of children exposed to SHS at home in Taiwan declined substantially from 2005 to 2009 after smoke-free legislation, and fell further by 2013, irrespective of SES and household compositions. Still, inequality in SHS exposure at home by SES a
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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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, Taiwan] Air in pubs can be worse than outside: study

John Tung Foundation... said a study conducted by the foundation and academics last month showed that levels of PM2.5 — an indicator of airborne particles measuring 2.5 micrometers or less — at three pubs and nightclubs that allow smoking indoors were mu
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Smoking to be banned at all Taipei bus stops from Jan. 1

This will expand an existing ban that currently applies to 155 bus stops on 15 dedicated bus lanes. However, no penalty will be imposed until March 1, when violators will be subject to a fine of between NT$2,000 (US$62.24) and NT$10,000, the department
Focus Taiwan
added Dec 27, 2016 01:34
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