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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

Higher than Usual Lung Cancer Incidence in Taiwanese Non-smokers

NTUH oncologists were shocked at the results of the health exams. The doctors with lung carcinoma were all non-smokers and in good health. They had no symptoms of lung cancer, such as a persistent cough, chest pain, or difficulty breathing. None had a hi
Taiwan Business TOPICS (American Chamber of Commerce) (tw)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:34

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Tobacco must be strictly controlled

Lung cancer experts might not know much about epidemiology, in which case they might misjudge the reasons for lung cancer....The nation’s population is aging, which gives rise to a false increase, but age-specific incidence rates of lung cancer are falli
Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 10, 2018 16:43

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Taiwan] Taoyuan's non-smoking park policy sparks anger

Smokers and non-smokers alike have complaints about Taoyuan County’s non-smoking parks plan, which aims to increase their number to 376 by next month. The county government defended the move as following Ministry of Health and Welfare policy, adding that
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:38
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