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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Taipei’s first non-smoking commercial zone unveiled

A pedestrian zone surrounding the Chianti Plaza in Taipei’s Xinyi District has been designated as the city’s first non-smoking commercial district. The Taipei Department of Environmental Protection and the Taipei Department of Health yesterday jointly set
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:38
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[Asia, Taiwan] Protests call for tobacco operating license reversal

The Executive Yuan should revoke the operating license for a massive new Japanese-owned tobacco factory, anti-smoking advocates said yesterday, blasting the government for approving the investment and providing subsidies. “We do not want Taiwan to become
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:02
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[Asia, Taiwan] Foundation warns over e-cigarettes

A health foundation yesterday said that there is no clear evidence that smoking electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) can help people quit smoking, but might even extend the time that smokers take to quit. The John Tung Foundation, a non-governmental orga
Taipei Times (tw)
added May 1, 2016 17:42
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[Asia] VIDEO: Taiwan water park fire likely caused by cigarette butt

More than 400 people remain hospitalized, 200 in serious condition, Taipei police charges against Saturday's party organizer and two technicians for neglect. Police investigators inspect the stage area after an accidental explosion during a music concer
Indian Express
added Jun 29, 2015 09:30
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[Asia, Taiwan] Crescent Bridge to have smoking ban

Smoking will be banned on Crescent Bridge in New Taipei City starting on July 1, and the ban might apply to other pedestrian bridges citywide if the policy proves a success, the New Taipei City Public Health Department said.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jun 5, 2015 13:45
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Air pollution linked to rise in lung cancer cases: doctor

however, said that the most direct cause of lung cancer is related to environmental factors such as air pollution and he urged the government to pay more attention to the problem.
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:13
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[Asia-pacific] 230,000 in Taiwan have used illicit drugs: survey

Tsai also reminded the public of the hazard posed by e-cigarettes, saying that e-cigarettes are still banned in Taiwan and should not be imported, produced or sold in the country.
Focus Taiwan
added Mar 10, 2015 16:39
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[Taiwan] YUE-DIAN: Tobacco tests violate human rights

New Taipei City’s Education Bureau has announced the purchase of 125 carbon monoxide test instruments...testing policy has been adopted with complete disregard for the human rights that students ought to enjoy in a nation where the rule of law prevails.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:12
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[Taiwan] Smoking to be banned at national parks, scenic areas

starting April 1, 2014, when smoking at national parks and scenic areas will be banned outside of designated spots. Once the changes come into effect, violators will be subject to fines between NT$2,000 (US$68) and NT$10,000, the Health Promotion Adminis
The China Post (tw)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:32
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[Asia] Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smoking: findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey in Taiwan

The comprehensive tobacco control programme introduced in Taiwan in 2009 was associated with a reduction in adolescent smoking, particularly among those in earlier stages of smoking and those who resided in non-city areas.
Addiction
added Aug 13, 2013 20:51
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