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[Singapore, Taiwan] Civic groups warn of negative TPP impact on poor people

The South East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), a civic group based in Bangkok, also faulted the TPP negotiations for backtracking on the prevention of smoking-induced health risks. The World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco
Focus Taiwan
added Dec 8, 2013 12:34
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[Taiwan] Health authorities back smoking ban in national parks

Ministry of Health and Welfare’s Health Promotion Administration on Wednesday defended a ban on smoking in national parks set to take effect next year, saying that subjecting people to second-hand smoke was a violation of their basic human rights.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 22, 2013 00:27
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Taiwan warns of high incidence of disease linked to smoking

Taiwan's Health Promotion Administration called on smokers to put out their cigarettes Tuesday, citing data that links Taiwan's high incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with the prevalence of smoking among men and secondhand smoke inhalatio
Want China Times (tw)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:31
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[Taiwan] Smoking to be banned at national parks, scenic areas

starting April 1, 2014, when smoking at national parks and scenic areas will be banned outside of designated spots. Once the changes come into effect, violators will be subject to fines between NT$2,000 (US$68) and NT$10,000, the Health Promotion Adminis
The China Post (tw)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:32
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[Taiwan] Smokers ignorant of risks: foundation

at a John Tung Foundation press launch of its online COPD self-assessment. Yang said 80 percent of smokers have little knowledge of the threat of COPD posed by smoking, with only a small portion of them actually seeking medical attention.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 28, 2013 15:41
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[Taiwan] 'Smart teeth' track eating, smoking habits

A new smart sensor attached to your teeth can track how much you eat and how much you talk as well as let your doctor know just exactly how much you may be smoking, researchers in Taiwan say. Researchers from National Taiwan University in Taipei recruite
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 20, 2013 10:11
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[Taiwan] Do more to reduce smoking: alliance

The Taiwan Medical Alliance for the Control of Tobacco (TMACT) has called on the government to follow the lead of the WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative and set out an agenda to gradually end tobacco use.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 18, 2013 03:09
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[Taiwan] 50% of shops sell minors cigarettes: Taipei City DOH

Nearly 50 percent of shops failed inspections regarding the sale of cigarettes to minors, Taipei's Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday. The DOH sent college students aged over 18 years but wearing high-school uniforms to attempt to purchase ci
The China Post (tw)
added Sep 17, 2013 12:21
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[Taiwan] Flavored cigarettes not a safer alternative: foundation

The John Tung Foundation (JTF, 董氏基金會) yesterday requested the government amend laws regarding the control of flavored cigarettes and electronic cigarettes as soon as possible due to the slow decline in teen smoking rates. Civil groups like JTF
The China Post (tw)
added Aug 26, 2013 05:25
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Taiwan anti-smoking policies show small effect on teens

Fewer teens are smoking in Taiwan since 2009, when strict smoke-free policies, cigarette advertising bans and other anti-tobacco measures were put into place, according to a new study. But researchers were expecting to see a bigger dip in adolescent smo
Reuters
added Aug 13, 2013 20:47
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