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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Agencies blasted for dereliction of duty on tobacco factory project

A group of anti-tobacco activists filed a complaint with the Control Yuan on Monday, accusing three Cabinet agencies of dereliction of duty and legal violations after allowing an international tobacco producer to build a factory in Taiwan.
Focus Taiwan
added Aug 18, 2015 15:20
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[Taiwan] Study develops prediction model for lung cancer risk in never smokers

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a new personalized assessment tool that could better predict lung cancer risk in never, light and heavy smokers using a large Taiwanese prospective cohort study. By incorpora
ScienceDaily
added Nov 6, 2016 23:03
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[Taiwan] 30 people at Kenting festival fined for breaking new smoking ban

A fine of NT$2,000 each was slapped on 23 Taiwanese and seven foreign nationals from China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the United States, Canada and South Africa, the bureau said. Under the new policy that became effective April 1, smoking is not allowed at o
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 7, 2014 12:14
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[Taiwan] FDA sees no legal basis to punish the sale of e-cigarettes

FDA Deputy Director-General Chiang Yu-mei (姜郁įžŽ) said the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act cannot be applied to e-cigarettes since no actual tobacco is involved. Therefore, no punishment can be issued if someone smokes e-cigarettes in smoking-prohibited are
The China Post (tw)
added Feb 14, 2014 06:17
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[Taiwan] Company should be punished for promoting smoking: groups

The John Tung Foundation, the Consumers' Foundation and the Homemakers United Foundation issued the appeal at a news conference after learning about several cases the previous week in which an unnamed tobacco company held a competition that required toba
Focus Taiwan
added Jul 4, 2013 16:46
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[Asia, Taiwan] Tests find formaldehyde in all e-cigarette liquids

all e-cigarette liquids it tested contained formaldehyde and 90.3 percent contained acetaldehyde, leading the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) to say it would work toward regulating e-cigarettes along with tobacco products.
Taipei Times (tw)
added May 16, 2016 17:39
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[Asia, Taiwan] Legislators allege misuse of tobacco tax revenues

Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) lawmakers yesterday accused the government of using tobacco tax revenues to sponsor festivals or even print calendars, instead of focusing on smoking prevention and health promotion.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:46
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[Asia, Taiwan] Health groups warn of chronic pulmonary illness from smoking

On the eve of the 14th Annual World COPD Day, the health administration held an event with the Taiwan Society of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and the anti-smoking John Tung Foundation, to raise public awareness about COPD — a term covering long-t
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 15, 2016 23:45
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] 7-Eleven called out for selling tobacco to minors

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- 7-Eleven was the top violator among all convenience stores last year in selling cigarettes to minors, according to the results of a Consumers' Foundation investigation released Thursday.
The China Post (tw)
added May 19, 2016 21:33
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[Asia, Taiwan] NGOs call for gov't action on Japanese tobacco plant

The John Tung Foundation has filed a petition to Japan's finance and foreign affairs ministries over concerns about the damage a Japanese tobacco company, which plans to set up a factory in Taiwan, may bring to the Taiwanese people.
The China Post (tw)
added Oct 12, 2015 20:12
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