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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

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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Taiwan] YUE-DIAN: Tobacco tests violate human rights

New Taipei City’s Education Bureau has announced the purchase of 125 carbon monoxide test instruments...testing policy has been adopted with complete disregard for the human rights that students ought to enjoy in a nation where the rule of law prevails.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:12

[Taiwan] Call to change laws regulating e-cigarettes

“Electronic cigarettes are a type of cigarette, but some manufacturers market the devices as a healthier alternative to conventional tobacco, which has misled young people into thinking that it is okay to use the product,” Lin Ching-li (林清麗), director of
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 27, 2014 17:53

[Asia] Taiwan foundation calls for tougher line on tobacco

The John Tung Foundation said several cigarette brands have adopted illegal promotional practices that include offering bigger packets at what they claim to be a reduced rate. The new packets, many of them bearing more colorful images, in fact are sold
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:24

[Taiwan] Government urged to ban flavored cigarettes

John Tung Foundation (JTF, 董氏基金會) yesterday called for the government to ban flavored cigarettes in Taiwan as the variety of flavors encourages more people to smoke. According to the foundation, it has already received four complaints of cigarette retail
The China Post (tw)
added Jul 10, 2014 22:10
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