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[Asia, Taiwan] DOH praises smoking cessation program results

Taiwan’s second-generation smoking cessation program has delivered fruitful results since its launch in March last year, according to the ROC Department of Health May 2. “This initiative has delivered benefits for society in the form of fewer people smok
Taiwan Today (tw)
added May 6, 2013 14:39
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Draft amendment aims to strengthen e-cigarette ban

government is planning to impose a more stringent ban on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and enlarge health warning graphics on cigarette packets. Lawmakers and Cabinet officials at a coordination meeting between the Executive Yuan and the Democrati
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:29
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[Asia-pacific] China calls landmark Taiwan protests part of Chinese liberation struggle

China on Wednesday described landmark Taiwan protests against Nationalist troops in 1947 as part of China's liberation struggle...rioting sparked on Feb. 28, 1947, by a dispute between tobacco agents and a cigarette vendor in Taipei.
Reuters
added Feb 22, 2017 19:09
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Government mulls new anti-smoking measure

Health Ministry on Thursday proposed a ban...the revisions would eliminate a rule that allows for indoor smoking areas, by adding smoking rooms, bars, clubs and cigar lounges to the list of public spaces where smoking is not allowed. According to Luo, th
The China Post (tw)
added Jan 5, 2017 21:06
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[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 (THPA) in 1997, which states that ‘smok
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2016 21:45
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[Asia, Taiwan] Smoking advocate protests Taipei plan to enrich 'rats'

policy aimed at encouraging people to report smokers found to be in breach of regulations would create a “fearful” social atmosphere akin to that of the Martial Law era, when the public were encouraged to report on possible Chinese spies, a protester said
Taipei Times (tw)
added Apr 7, 2016 20:00
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Want to quit smoking? Steer clear of beautiful women, study finds

smokers who want to quit the habit should refrain from viewing photos of attractive women, since this could put them in an immediate-gratification state of mind, leading to reduced self-control over smoking, according to a research paper by a Taiwanese sc
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:10
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[Asia, Taiwan] Oral cancer risk rockets with combined use of betel nut, tobacco and alcohol

According to Health Promotion Administration figures, about 2,300 people die of oral cancer in Taiwan every year, and last year it was ranked as fifth in the top 10 most fatal cancers. As many as 90 percent of patients habitually chew betel nut. Doctors
Taipei Times (tw)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:08
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[Asia, Taiwan] Smoking Tobacco Doubles Risk of Recurrent Tuberculosis: New Study

Regular tobacco smoking doubles the risk that people who have been successfully treated for TB will develop TB again—a condition known as "recurrent" TB. The study is the most robust-ever conducted into how smoking tobacco increases the risk of recurren
Asian Tribune
added Mar 27, 2014 16:49
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[Taiwan] No smoking at bus stops

Bus stops along Xinyi Road in Taipei are to be nonsmoking areas from next month to try to reduce the second-hand smoke inhaled by passengers, the Taipei City Government said yesterday. The city’s Department of Health said yesterday that it has listed th
Taipei Times (tw)
added Dec 27, 2013 22:22
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