Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 531 headlines found
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
Apr 13, 2017 Taiwan News (tw)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:18
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
Feb 21, 2017 Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:29
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.
Nov 17, 2015 Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 18, 2015 00:09
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
Apr 14, 2015 Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:12
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.
Mar 19, 2015 The China Post (tw)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:47
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.
Sep 29, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 28, 2013 15:41
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
Sep 17, 2013 The China Post (tw)
added Sep 17, 2013 12:21
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.
Dec 28, 2012 News-Medical.net
added Dec 28, 2012 13:41
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.
Nov 21, 2012 The China Post (tw)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:05
[China, South Africa] Ensuring a transparent, inclusive, civilian and scientific-oriented World Tobacco Control Conference – statement from Taiwanese delegates
On the last day of the World Conference, we asked the conference secretariat for an explanation and justification of the revocation of Taiwanese delegates’ conference registration.... For what reason(s) were the delegates excluded? 3. Why was this WCTOH
Apr 22, 2018 Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 23, 2018 01:58