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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Anti-smoking group seeks to raise legal smoking age to 20

Taiwan’s anti-smoking group held a press conference on Wednesday calling for higher legal smoking age and completely smoke-free workplaces and indoor public places. The group has called on the Legislature to revise the nation’s Tobacco Hazards Prevention
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 11, 2017 14:37
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Foundation urges ministry to outlaw smoking rooms

Smoking rooms should be banned because particulate matter inevitably drifts into the surrounding environment, John Tung Foundation officials said on Thursday, as the nation considers revisions to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act
Taipei Times (tw)
added Apr 22, 2017 22:27
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Government to raise tax on cigarettes by NT$20 per pack

price of cigarettes is set to increase by NT$20 (US$0.6) per pack later this year after the Legislature passed the third and final reading of an amendment to the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax on Friday, with the additional revenue to be earmarked for the count
The China Post (tw)
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Civil organizations urge gov’t to step up tobacco control regulations

More than 72 civil organizations in Taiwan submitted a petition to lawmakers to update the decade-old Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act ahead of the World No Tobacco Month in May, following latest international studies indicating a rise in smoking related de
Taiwan News (tw)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:18
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[Asia-pacific] Nearly 3,000 kilos of drugs seized in Taiwan last year

It seized 2.12 million counterfeit cigarette packs last year, down 21.9 percent from the previous year...Customs Administration said it will devote more of its efforts to preventing counterfeit cigarette and alcohol smuggling later this year when the prac
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Air in pubs can be worse than outside: study

John Tung Foundation... said a study conducted by the foundation and academics last month showed that levels of PM2.5 — an indicator of airborne particles measuring 2.5 micrometers or less — at three pubs and nightclubs that allow smoking indoors were mu
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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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] Bus shelter smoking ban starts in Taipei next week

Starting Wednesday next week, smoking will be prohibited at 1,150 bus shelters at 932 bus stops in Taipei, the Taipei Department of Health said yesterday. Article 15 of the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act (菸害防制法) states that those who smoke at bus stops f
Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:29
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[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
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[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
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