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[Taiwan] Anti-smoking group calls for higher tobacco tax

Lin Li-ching, an executive at the John Tung Foundation, said yesterday that Taiwan is losing the battle over tobacco controls and reducing the number of smokers mainly because the government has not increased the tobacco tax for 25 years.
The China Post (tw)
added Aug 12, 2012 16:50

[Taiwan] DOH mulls increase in surcharge for cigarettes

yesterday floated the idea of increasing the tobacco health and welfare surcharge by NT$20 per pack, but added the department would make further evaluations before coming to a final decision. Chiu made his remarks during an interview with the Chinese-lan
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 11, 2012 14:41

[Honduras] Honduran cigar vendors visit Taiwan, eye Asian markets

A group of cigar vendors from Honduras, one of Taiwan's diplomatic allies in Central America, is now in Taiwan to assess business opportunities in the country while eying the island as a gateway to emerging Asian markets, including China.
Focus Taiwan
added Jul 22, 2012 20:04

[Taiwan] Yunlin councilor guilty in smoking incident

A Yunlin County councilor was found guilty and had his civil rights suspended by the Yunlin District Court on Friday for refusing to stop smoking in a coffee shop, and instead pushing and threatening a policewoman called to deal with the matter.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:37

[Taiwan] Government plans to cut smoking rate

The government intends to reduce the number of smokers by half within nine years, an official said yesterday, referring to the successful implementation of stricter smoking regulations in January 2009.
Taipei Times (tw)
added May 31, 2012 13:21

[Taiwan] Smoking performance: Lady Gaga fined for lighting up Taipei stage

Lady Gaga lit up a cigarette during her performance, dismaying all those who have tried to convey to young people that the antisocial and lethal habit of smoking is not cool.
Want China Times (tw)
added May 21, 2012 18:53

Research and Markets: Analyzing the Tobacco Industry in Taiwan

Business Wire
added May 18, 2012 11:30
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[Taiwan] Taichung schools consider non-smoking entrances

The China Post (tw)
added Apr 27, 2012 13:07

[Taiwan, UK] Foundation unveils diet plan to help smokers quit

Focus Taiwan
added Apr 25, 2012 11:11

[Taiwan] Exercise helps smokers to quit smoking, to remain smoke-free and to reduce the risk of death

New study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation
added Apr 22, 2012 00:00
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