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[Asia, Taiwan] E-cigarettes have nicotine, other chemicals, FDA says

More than 80 percent of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) tested last year were found to contain nicotine, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said yesterday. E-cigarettes are marketed by some vendors as aids to quit smoking, but e-cigarettes conta
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 24, 2015 03:01

[Asia, Taiwan] Night market bans smoking

Taipei’s Ningxia Night Market (寧夏夜市) yesterday became the first night market in the city to ban smoking. Volunteers holding poster-boards stood guard at the night market’s entrances, with anti-smoking emblems plastered on the market’s stalls and tables,
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:17

[Taiwan] Call to change laws regulating e-cigarettes

“Electronic cigarettes are a type of cigarette, but some manufacturers market the devices as a healthier alternative to conventional tobacco, which has misled young people into thinking that it is okay to use the product,” Lin Ching-li (林清麗), director of
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 27, 2014 17:53

[Asia] Taiwan foundation calls for tougher line on tobacco

The John Tung Foundation said several cigarette brands have adopted illegal promotional practices that include offering bigger packets at what they claim to be a reduced rate. The new packets, many of them bearing more colorful images, in fact are sold
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:24

Taiwan mulling higher tobacco tax, surcharge

Taiwan is considering an increase in its tobacco tax and health surcharge on cigarettes, as part of its efforts to reduce the smoking population in the country, government officials said Tuesday.
Focus Taiwan
added Mar 19, 2013 13:13

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Total smoking, e-cigarette ban in all public places: HPA

e Health Promotion Administration (HPA) announced today a proposed law to expand the recent ban on smoking in public places to bars, nightclubs, cigar lounges, and this will include e-cigarettes with violators subject to a fine of up to NT$10,000 (US$312)
Taiwan News (tw)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:18

Female Taiwan pool party fireball victim, 20, becomes the first to die from burns after explosion left 500 people seriously injured

stage lighting or cigarettes could have ignited the corn starch. When asked by reporters why people had been allowed to smoke at the event, Color Play Asia's Lu said: 'There were too many people smoking at the scene, there was just no way to stop it.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:12

[Asia, China, Taiwan] Beijing ups cigarette tax 5-11 % to deter smoking in its largest market

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 10, 2015 15:28

Could these revolutionary cigarettes help you kick the habit? Taiwanese designer creates smokes to share and those with super-sized filters to help wean people off

A Taiwanese designer has created a new concept series of cigarettes aimed to help people kick the habit. The project, named Tobacco, contains four different types of cigarette designed to incorporate the different habits smokers have. The idea is to wean
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2014 10:00

[Taiwan] Surcharge could cause NT$100 per cigarette pack: TTL

The price of a package of cigarettes could be increased to at least NT$100 if the tobacco surcharge is raised to NT$40, the Chairman of the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation Hsu An-hsuan (徐安旋) said yesterday.
The China Post (tw)
added Mar 7, 2013 04:08
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