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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

[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

[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, Vietnam] Taiwan customs seized enough tobacco to make 1.46 million packs of cigarettes

Approximately 18.6 metric tons of smuggled tobacco was seized at the Port of Taichung in central Taiwan early this month, Taichung Customs said on Wednesday. Two cargo containers registered as carrying tobacco leaf waste imported from Vietnam were opened
The China Post (tw)
added Jun 22, 2017 16:01

[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
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