Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 531 headlines found
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.
Aug 13, 2012 The China Post (tw)
added Aug 12, 2012 16:50
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
Aug 12, 2012 Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 11, 2012 14:41
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.
Jun 24, 2012 Taipei Times (tw)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:37
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
Jan 9, 2018 Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 10, 2018 16:43
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
Jul 8, 2017 Taipei Times (tw)
added Jul 7, 2017 19:04
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
May 16, 2017 Focus Taiwan
added May 17, 2017 13:32
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
May 10, 2017 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.
Nov 2, 2016 Scientific Reports
added Nov 6, 2016 23:03
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
Nov 5, 2016 Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 4, 2016 17:29
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.
Mar 18, 2015 Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:43