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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] I-Mei decides to stop selling tobacco from April

I-Mei Food Co., one of Taiwan's largest food producers, confirmed Wednesday a news report that it will remove all tobacco products from its chain stores beginning early April. The company m
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:14
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Appalling geo-politics at @WCTOH2018 where China seems to have bullied the conference organisers to exclude Taiwanese delegates AFTER they arrived in South Africa.

Full compensation & apology required
Twitter
added Mar 9, 2018 00:41
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[Asia-pacific] Taiwan moves towards a total ban on 'vaping'

The Executive Yuan of Taiwan is considering an amendment to current Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act, which would make the manufacture, importation, sale and advertising of e-cigarettes completely illegal. Vaping Post has reported that there are about 30 c
Taiwan News (tw)
added Jan 1, 2018 03:58
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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 (in)
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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