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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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[Asia, Taiwan] Night market bans smoking

Taipei’s Ningxia Night Market (寧夏夜市) yesterday became the first night market in the city to ban smoking. Volunteers holding poster-boards stood guard at the night market’s entrances, with anti-smoking emblems plastered on the market’s stalls and tables,
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:17
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[Taiwan] Taipei bus stop smoking ban expands

Smoking is now banned at all stops along Taipei's 13 bus-only lanes, with violators facing a maximum fine of NT$10,000, the city's health officials said yesterday.
The China Post (tw)
added Oct 26, 2014 20:11
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[Taiwan] Taipei eyes e-cig vendors

The department’s first probe into e-cigarette availability found 318 different models or related products available online through Facebook, Line or auction sites. The department said that while e-cigarettes are rarely sold openly in stores, they are som
Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 23, 2014 20:07
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