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[Asia, Taiwan] I-Mei may gradually stop selling tobacco in April

one of Taiwan's largest food producers, said late Wednesday night that the company may gradually stop selling tobacco starting this April, although yesterday afternoon the company said the plan was not ready.
The China Post (tw)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:47
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] I-Mei denies report of plan to stop selling tobacco

I-Mei Food Co., one of Taiwan's largest food producers, said Wednesday that there have been discussions within the company on whether it will stop selling tobacco in its chain stores but that no decisions have been made so far, denying a report that it i
Focus Taiwan
added Mar 18, 2015 15:46
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[Asia, Taiwan] Heavy-smoking 19-year-old male had pneumothorax scare

A 19-year-old male who recently suffered sudden sharp chest pain and difficulty breathing was diagnosed with pneumothorax, which his doctor said might have been caused by his heavy smoking habit.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:43
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[Asia-pacific] 230,000 in Taiwan have used illicit drugs: survey

Tsai also reminded the public of the hazard posed by e-cigarettes, saying that e-cigarettes are still banned in Taiwan and should not be imported, produced or sold in the country.
Focus Taiwan
added Mar 10, 2015 16:39
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[Asia, Taiwan] Legislators allege misuse of tobacco tax revenues

Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) lawmakers yesterday accused the government of using tobacco tax revenues to sponsor festivals or even print calendars, instead of focusing on smoking prevention and health promotion.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:46
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[Asia, Taiwan] Young heart attack survivor blames 20 years of heavy smoking for illness

A doctor said a 38-year-old woman who survived a heart attack that nearly killed her had an epiphany — that the nicotine and tar she inhaled by smoking more than 150,000 cigarettes over 20 years could have been a deciding factor in her illness.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:13
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[Asia, Taiwan] Trying to quit smoking? Avoid pretty women

Men are less likely to quit smoking when looking at attractive women, according to a new study which asked men to rate how appealing pictures of different women were. In an experiment, scientists from Taiwan asked 76 men to rate pictures of various wome
The Economic Times (India)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:44
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[Asia, Taiwan] Groups urge using tobacco act to stub out e-cigarettes

to reconsider its repeated refusal to bring electronic cigarettes under the control of the Tobacco Hazards Act...John Tung Foundation chief executive officer Yau Sea-wain said that while smoking rates among adults dropped slightly from 20 percent in 2009
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:54
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Taiwan's new traffic regulations include smoking ban

Motor vehicle drivers caught smoking while driving on busy roads will soon be fined 600 new Taiwan dollar (US$18.9), according to a package of amendments coming into force next year aimed at raising the penalties for various offenses affecting traffic
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added Dec 25, 2014 02:04
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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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