Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 532 headlines found
The Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday that it is planning an amendment to raise the surcharge on tobacco products to NT$40 per pack in hopes of lowering the smoking rate. The John Tung Foundation (JTF, 董氏基金會), however, suggested raising the tobac
Mar 20, 2013 The China Post (tw)
added Mar 19, 2013 13:16
Taiwan is considering an increase in its tobacco tax and health surcharge on cigarettes, as part of its efforts to reduce the smoking population in the country, government officials said Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 Focus Taiwan
added Mar 19, 2013 13:13
The price of a package of cigarettes could be increased to at least NT$100 if the tobacco surcharge is raised to NT$40, the Chairman of the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation Hsu An-hsuan (徐安旋) said yesterday.
Mar 7, 2013 The China Post (tw)
added Mar 7, 2013 04:08
The Confederation of Trade Unions of the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Co. condemned Wednesday a proposal to double the tobacco surcharge, saying that it is not an ATM from which the government can draw as much cash as it wants.
Mar 6, 2013 Focus Taiwan
added Mar 6, 2013 12:01
The John Tung Foundation issued the warning amid growing curiosity over “e-cigarettes” in Taiwan in light of their growing popularity elsewhere. Lin Chin-li (林錦麗), director of the foundation’s cigarette control section, said that a lot of people have as
Jan 20, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 19, 2013 22:40
People carrying more than the permitted amount of cigarettes and alcohol when they fly into Taiwan no longer face the possibility of a prison sentence, according to a story in the Taiwanese edition of The China Post.
Jan 7, 2013 Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 8, 2013 04:51
People carrying more cigarettes and alcohol than allowed into the country at airports are exempt from prison sentences, starting from yesterday, but are subject to a fine and confiscation.
Jan 2, 2013 The China Post (tw)
added Jan 3, 2013 04:57
Having a high susceptibility to certain types of DNA damage caused by tobacco smoking could significantly increase the risk for oral cancer, show results of a Taiwanese study.
Dec 28, 2012 News-Medical.net
added Dec 28, 2012 13:41
The Bureau of Health Promotion said yesterday that its latest quit smoking program has been successful and estimated the percentage of smokers in the country will drop from 20 percent to 10 percent by 2020.
Dec 15, 2012 Taipei Times (tw)
added Dec 14, 2012 13:46
Hsiung Chao, head of the Institute of Population Health Sciences of Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), explained that the research conducted by scientists from Taiwan, the United States, China, Japan, South Korea and the Netherlands ide
Nov 27, 2012 Focus Taiwan
added Nov 27, 2012 12:38