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[Taiwan] Smoggy Air Tied to Higher Odds for Mouth Cancers

researchers compared the health records of more than 482,000 men 40 and older with pollution data gathered from 66 air quality monitoring stations across Taiwan. Smoking and frequent betel quid chewing were associated with increased risk, but so too were
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[Taiwan] Vietnamese illegals arrested in illicit cigarette factory raid

Two Taiwanese men and five Vietnamese illegal migrants were arrested on Tuesday for illegally manufacturing cigarettes in Changhua County. Almost 5,000 kilograms of loose tobacco and cigarette-making machinery were confiscated in the raid on a warehouse
Asia Times
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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[China, South Africa] Ensuring a transparent, inclusive, civilian and scientific-oriented World Tobacco Control Conference – statement from Taiwanese delegates

On the last day of the World Conference, we asked the conference secretariat for an explanation and justification of the revocation of Taiwanese delegates’ conference registration.... For what reason(s) were the delegates excluded? 3. Why was this WCTOH
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 23, 2018 01:58
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Higher than Usual Lung Cancer Incidence in Taiwanese Non-smokers

NTUH oncologists were shocked at the results of the health exams. The doctors with lung carcinoma were all non-smokers and in good health. They had no symptoms of lung cancer, such as a persistent cough, chest pain, or difficulty breathing. None had a hi
Taiwan Business TOPICS (American Chamber of Commerce) (tw)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:34
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[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
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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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Ask Dr. Scott: Taiwan newspaper article details country’s battle against tobacco

The Taiwanese philosophy toward medicine may be more prescriptive than what we are accustomed to, in our individualistic culture. We can learn, however, from the experiences of other nations that grapple with this vexing challenge. Let’s keep our eyes op
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Feb 10, 2018 16:37
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Tobacco must be strictly controlled

Lung cancer experts might not know much about epidemiology, in which case they might misjudge the reasons for lung cancer....The nation’s population is aging, which gives rise to a false increase, but age-specific incidence rates of lung cancer are falli
Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 10, 2018 16:43
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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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Children's exposure to secondhand smoke at home before and after smoke-free legislation in Taiwan

The proportion of children exposed to SHS at home in Taiwan declined substantially from 2005 to 2009 after smoke-free legislation, and fell further by 2013, irrespective of SES and household compositions. Still, inequality in SHS exposure at home by SES a
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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