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[Taiwan] Smoking bans in place on 65 local college campuses

Sixty-five tertiary schools in Taiwan have banned smoking on their campuses as part of an effort to make colleges smoke-free, a Ministry of Education (MOE) official said yesterday.
The China Post (tw)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:05
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[Taiwan] Station sidewalk ban for smokers

Sidewalks around Taipei City Hall station are now strictly non-smoking, to prevent passers-by from inhaling second-hand smoke, the city government’s Department of Health said yesterday. The transfer station is a multi-story building housing an MRT stat
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 1, 2012 20:22
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Esophageal cancer death rate rising in Taiwan: doctor

Lee Jang-ming, chief of Thoracic Surgery Division at the Taipei hospital, said the death rate of male esophageal cancer sufferers in Taiwan is rising, reflecting the increasing consumption of betel nuts. . . . Therefore, people that eat betel nuts and
Focus Taiwan
added Oct 21, 2012 15:14
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Smoke and fire between Taiwan Health Bureau and National Theatre

Performers on the stage of the National Theatre and Concert Hall in Taiwan have, for the first time in the 25 years since the establishment of the venue, been fined for smoking on stage.
Want China Times (tw)
added Oct 8, 2012 04:02
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[Taiwan] HUNG: To smoke on stage or not to smoke

a theatergoer in Taipei, bothered by cigarette smoking on stage at the National Theater in the heart of our not-so-beloved city, filed a complaint with our municipal health bureau more than four months ago. . . . A couple of minutes you're exposed to ci
The China Post (tw)
added Oct 8, 2012 02:25
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[Taiwan] Activists get smoking mad over Mid-Autumn gifts

Anti-smoking activists yesterday blasted government bodies for sending lawmakers cigarettes as Mid-Autumn Festival gifts. The Tung Foundation said it is “absurd” that the Transportation Ministry's liaison officials to the Legislature use tax-payers' mone
The China Post (tw)
added Sep 27, 2012 08:34
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Taiwan explores ways to get smokers to quit

Twenty per cent, or four million, of Taiwan's total population smokes and the island aims to cut that number by half over the next 10 years. Trained staff at the Taiwan Smokers' Helpline Center are around the clock to help anyone who wants to kick the sm
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 16, 2012 21:58
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[Taiwan] Women the biggest victims of second-hand smoke: survey

“Typically, women are exposed to second-hand smoke from their fathers during childhood, from their husbands after marriage and from their sons when they get older,” said Chiu Shu-ti (邱淑媞), director-general of the bureau.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 24, 2012 15:12
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[Taiwan] Women No.1 victims of second-hand smoke: official

Although the majority of women in Taiwan do not smoke, females are the biggest victims of second-hand smoke, the Bureau of Health Promotion said Thursday. "Typically, women are exposed to second-hand smoke from their fathers during childhood, from their
Focus Taiwan
added Aug 23, 2012 14:44
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[Taiwan] Cigarette surchage discriminates against the poor: smokers' group

The plan is biased against the poor because 80 percent of Taiwan's 4 million smokers are blue collar workers, said Chu Cheng-chi, the chairman of the Taiwan Nicotianaspp Association for Human Rights.
The China Post (tw)
added Aug 19, 2012 03:35
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