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Woman in Taiwan Dies Days After Being Burned in Water Park Blast

The event organizers said on their Facebook page that they used a mixture of cornstarch and food coloring to make the powder. They prepared as much as three tons of it, which may have been ignited by a cigarette, lighting, sound equipment or another elec
New York Times
added Jun 29, 2015 09:40
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[Asia] VIDEO: Taiwan water park fire likely caused by cigarette butt

More than 400 people remain hospitalized, 200 in serious condition, Taipei police charges against Saturday's party organizer and two technicians for neglect. Police investigators inspect the stage area after an accidental explosion during a music concer
Indian Express (in)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:30
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[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
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[Asia, Taiwan] Crescent Bridge to have smoking ban

Smoking will be banned on Crescent Bridge in New Taipei City starting on July 1, and the ban might apply to other pedestrian bridges citywide if the policy proves a success, the New Taipei City Public Health Department said.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jun 5, 2015 13:45
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[Asia, China, Taiwan] Beijing ups cigarette tax 5-11 % to deter smoking in its largest market

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 10, 2015 15:28
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] I-Mei decides to stop selling tobacco from April

I-Mei Food Co., one of Taiwan's largest food producers, confirmed Wednesday a news report that it will remove all tobacco products from its chain stores beginning early April. The company m
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:14
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Air pollution linked to rise in lung cancer cases: doctor

however, said that the most direct cause of lung cancer is related to environmental factors such as air pollution and he urged the government to pay more attention to the problem.
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:13
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[Asia-pacific] Record number of people diagnosed with cancer in Taiwan (update)

A total of 11,692 were diagnosed with lung cancer in 2012, 6 percent more than in the previous year.... problem of secondhand smoke should not be underestimated, the HPA said. Based on a previous survey conducted by the administration, the percentage of
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:12
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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] E-cigarettes have nicotine, other chemicals, FDA says

More than 80 percent of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) tested last year were found to contain nicotine, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said yesterday. E-cigarettes are marketed by some vendors as aids to quit smoking, but e-cigarettes conta
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 24, 2015 03:01
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