Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 532 headlines found
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
Dec 8, 2013 Focus Taiwan
added Dec 8, 2013 12:34
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.
Nov 22, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 22, 2013 00:27
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
Nov 20, 2013 Want China Times (tw)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:31
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
Nov 18, 2013 The China Post (tw)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:32
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.
Sep 29, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 28, 2013 15:41
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
Sep 20, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 20, 2013 10:11
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.
Sep 17, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 18, 2013 03:09
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
Sep 17, 2013 The China Post (tw)
added Sep 17, 2013 12:21
The John Tung Foundation (JTF, è‘£æ°åŸºé‡‘æœƒ) 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
Aug 26, 2013 The China Post (tw)
added Aug 26, 2013 05:25
[Asia] Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smoking: findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey in Taiwan
The comprehensive tobacco control programme introduced in Taiwan in 2009 was associated with a reduction in adolescent smoking, particularly among those in earlier stages of smoking and those who resided in non-city areas.
Jul 24, 2013 Addiction
added Aug 13, 2013 20:51