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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.
added Aug 13, 2013 20:51

[China, South Africa] Taiwanese anti-tobacco delegates blocked from joining the 17th WCTOH due to political interference from the WHO

We, registered NGO delegates from Taiwan to the 17th WCTOH in Cape Town, South Africa, were blocked from attending the World Conference. In addition, all peer-reviewed accepted scientific posters/presentations from Taiwan were first removed, and then som
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 10, 2018 19:00

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Cigarette tax hike takes effect June 20th

Ministery of Finance announced Thursday that the price of cigarettes will increase by NT$20 (US$0.6) per pack starting on June 20th, after the Legislature passed the third and final reading of an amendment to the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax.
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 11, 2017 19:25

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Court upholds NT$5 million fine on British tobacco company

Imperial Tobacco received the fine in 2015 for violating the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act, after the company was found to have invited consumers to try out one of its cigarette products, as part of a marketing survey.
Focus Taiwan
added Feb 3, 2017 13:27

[Asia, Taiwan] Smokers to pay for long-term care plan via taxes

A proposal to cover long-term care costs by increasing taxes on cigarettes by NT$20 (US$0.63) per pack is expected to pass its final vote in the legislature this week. The legislature is scheduled to deliberate on proposed amendments to the bill on long-
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:01

[Taiwan] Research letter: Unregulated hazards to young people: smoking in films

Current tobacco control legislations may not be adequate in protecting adolescents and young adults from being exposed to smoking imagery in films. For example, Taiwan implemented the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act...The act eliminated many forms of adver
Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2016 14:07

[Asia, China, Taiwan] No way to stop tobacco brands' derivative advertising

Current laws on both sides of the Taiwan Strait restrict tobacco advertising, but... Laws in mainland China forbid tobacco companies from advertising through five types of media and four kinds of location, but tobacco ads printed on facial tissues and sh
Want China Times (tw)
added Jun 15, 2015 17:21

[Taiwan] Flavored cigarettes not a safer alternative: foundation

The John Tung Foundation (JTF, 董氏基金會) yesterday requested the government amend laws regarding the control of flavored cigarettes and electronic cigarettes as soon as possible due to the slow decline in teen smoking rates. Civil groups like JTF
The China Post (tw)
added Aug 26, 2013 05:25

Taiwan anti-smoking policies show small effect on teens

Fewer teens are smoking in Taiwan since 2009, when strict smoke-free policies, cigarette advertising bans and other anti-tobacco measures were put into place, according to a new study. But researchers were expecting to see a bigger dip in adolescent smo
added Aug 13, 2013 20:47

[Taiwan] Bureau praises ‘quit smoking’ line’s successes

The Bureau of Health Promotion extolled the achievements of its “quit smoking” telephone line established 10 years ago, which it said has assisted more than 710,000 callers by providing counseling and information about how to stop smoking.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:59
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