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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

[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.
added Aug 13, 2013 20:51

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
added Aug 13, 2013 20:47

[Taiwan] Who Wants a Tooth That Tells Your Doctor When You Drink or Smoke?

That's the idea behind a new Bluetooth-ready fake tooth that works as an oral sensory system. Your mouth makes unique motions when it does everything from eating and drinking to smoking and speaking, and this device uses a tiny accelerometer to record tho
added Jul 28, 2013 20:51

Taiwan’s Tennis Ace Flirts With China. How Could She? Cash.

Taiwan’s government has mobilized domestic companies to come to the rescue. These include the state-owned Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Company, which has agreed to pay Hsieh about $167,700 to endorse Taiwan Beer.
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2013 12:04

[Taiwan] Company should be punished for promoting smoking: groups

The John Tung Foundation, the Consumers' Foundation and the Homemakers United Foundation issued the appeal at a news conference after learning about several cases the previous week in which an unnamed tobacco company held a competition that required toba
Focus Taiwan
added Jul 4, 2013 16:46

[Taiwan] Taipei becoming an ashtray for 4 billion cigarettes

Smokers in Taipei light up about 4 billion cigarettes a year, the Taipei City Government said yesterday, which means if discarded cigarette butts were stacked one on top of the other the height would rise 40,000 times taller than the 509-meter-tall Taipei
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:51

[Taiwan] Bureau praises ‘quit smoking’ line’s successes

The Bureau of Health Promotion extolled the achievements of its “quit smoking” telephone line established 10 years ago, which it said has assisted more than 710,000 callers by providing counseling and information about how to stop smoking.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:59

[Taiwan] Groups say smoking levy should be used for health

Women and children should be the main beneficiaries of a health and welfare surcharge levied on the sales of cigarettes, health promotion and child-protection groups, along with Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Alicia Wang (王育敏), said on
Taipei Times (tw)
added May 26, 2013 01:42

[Taiwan] Tobacco surcharge draws critics

A pro-smoker group and labor union representatives yesterday said the government may have been misappropriating and squandering money raised through the tobacco health and welfare surcharge on cigarette sales. Led by Taiwan Nicotianaspp Association for
Taipei Times (tw)
added May 17, 2013 10:58
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