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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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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] I-Mei denies report of plan to stop selling tobacco

I-Mei Food Co., one of Taiwan's largest food producers, said Wednesday that there have been discussions within the company on whether it will stop selling tobacco in its chain stores but that no decisions have been made so far, denying a report that it i
Focus Taiwan
added Mar 18, 2015 15:46
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Taiwan warns of high incidence of disease linked to smoking

Taiwan's Health Promotion Administration called on smokers to put out their cigarettes Tuesday, citing data that links Taiwan's high incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with the prevalence of smoking among men and secondhand smoke inhalatio
Want China Times (tw)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:31
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Threat of prison lifted from those entering Taiwan with too many cigarettes

People carrying more than the permitted amount of cigarettes and alcohol when they fly into Taiwan no longer face the possibility of a prison sentence, according to a story in the Taiwanese edition of The China Post.
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 8, 2013 04:51
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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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Ask Dr. Scott: Taiwan newspaper article details country’s battle against tobacco

The Taiwanese philosophy toward medicine may be more prescriptive than what we are accustomed to, in our individualistic culture. We can learn, however, from the experiences of other nations that grapple with this vexing challenge. Let’s keep our eyes op
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Feb 10, 2018 16:37
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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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