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[Taiwan] HUNG: To smoke on stage or not to smoke

a theatergoer in Taipei, bothered by cigarette smoking on stage at the National Theater in the heart of our not-so-beloved city, filed a complaint with our municipal health bureau more than four months ago. . . . A couple of minutes you're exposed to ci
The China Post (tw)
added Oct 8, 2012 02:25
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[Taiwan] Anti-smoking group calls for higher tobacco tax

Lin Li-ching, an executive at the John Tung Foundation, said yesterday that Taiwan is losing the battle over tobacco controls and reducing the number of smokers mainly because the government has not increased the tobacco tax for 25 years.
The China Post (tw)
added Aug 12, 2012 16:50
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[Taiwan] DOH mulls increase in surcharge for cigarettes

yesterday floated the idea of increasing the tobacco health and welfare surcharge by NT$20 per pack, but added the department would make further evaluations before coming to a final decision. Chiu made his remarks during an interview with the Chinese-lan
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 11, 2012 14:41
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[Taiwan] Yunlin councilor guilty in smoking incident

A Yunlin County councilor was found guilty and had his civil rights suspended by the Yunlin District Court on Friday for refusing to stop smoking in a coffee shop, and instead pushing and threatening a policewoman called to deal with the matter.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:37
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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] 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] 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] Personalized Risk Assessment in Never, Light, and Heavy Smokers in a prospective cohort in Taiwan [FREE FULL TEXT]

The risk model for heavy smokers can allow us to stratify heavy smokers into subgroups with distinct risks, which, if applied to low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening, may greatly reduce false positives.
Scientific Reports
added Nov 6, 2016 23:03
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[Asia, Taiwan] Taichung to ban smoking in some outdoor arcades

City Government and four major convenience store chains are cooperating to introduce a ban on smoking in outdoor arcades starting in January. The city government said it has long received public complaints about second-hand smoke in the major chainstores
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 4, 2016 17:29
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[Asia, Taiwan] Heavy-smoking 19-year-old male had pneumothorax scare

A 19-year-old male who recently suffered sudden sharp chest pain and difficulty breathing was diagnosed with pneumothorax, which his doctor said might have been caused by his heavy smoking habit.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:43
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