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[Asia-pacific] Nearly 3,000 kilos of drugs seized in Taiwan last year

It seized 2.12 million counterfeit cigarette packs last year, down 21.9 percent from the previous year...Customs Administration said it will devote more of its efforts to preventing counterfeit cigarette and alcohol smuggling later this year when the prac
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Air in pubs can be worse than outside: study

John Tung Foundation... said a study conducted by the foundation and academics last month showed that levels of PM2.5 — an indicator of airborne particles measuring 2.5 micrometers or less — at three pubs and nightclubs that allow smoking indoors were mu
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02

[Asia-pacific] China calls landmark Taiwan protests part of Chinese liberation struggle

China on Wednesday described landmark Taiwan protests against Nationalist troops in 1947 as part of China's liberation struggle...rioting sparked on Feb. 28, 1947, by a dispute between tobacco agents and a cigarette vendor in Taipei.
added Feb 22, 2017 19:09

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Bus shelter smoking ban starts in Taipei next week

Starting Wednesday next week, smoking will be prohibited at 1,150 bus shelters at 932 bus stops in Taipei, the Taipei Department of Health said yesterday. Article 15 of the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act (菸害防制法) states that those who smoke at bus stops f
Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:29

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Court upholds NT$5 million fine on British tobacco company

Imperial Tobacco received the fine in 2015 for violating the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act, after the company was found to have invited consumers to try out one of its cigarette products, as part of a marketing survey.
Focus Taiwan
added Feb 3, 2017 13:27

[Asia, Taiwan] Smokers to pay for long-term care plan via taxes

A proposal to cover long-term care costs by increasing taxes on cigarettes by NT$20 (US$0.63) per pack is expected to pass its final vote in the legislature this week. The legislature is scheduled to deliberate on proposed amendments to the bill on long-
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:01

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Total smoking, e-cigarette ban in all public places: HPA

e Health Promotion Administration (HPA) announced today a proposed law to expand the recent ban on smoking in public places to bars, nightclubs, cigar lounges, and this will include e-cigarettes with violators subject to a fine of up to NT$10,000 (US$312)
Taiwan News (tw)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:18

[Asia-pacific] Taiwan plans to expand smoking ban to bars, nightclubs

The law currently bans smoking at most public places, but permits it at cigar houses as well as bars and nightclubs that are open after 9 p.m. and exclusively to people above the age of 18. Smoking is also allowed in certain indoor areas of hotels, rest
Focus Taiwan
added Jan 5, 2017 21:08

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Government mulls new anti-smoking measure

Health Ministry on Thursday proposed a ban...the revisions would eliminate a rule that allows for indoor smoking areas, by adding smoking rooms, bars, clubs and cigar lounges to the list of public spaces where smoking is not allowed. According to Luo, th
The China Post (tw)
added Jan 5, 2017 21:06

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Smoking to be banned at all Taipei bus stops from Jan. 1

This will expand an existing ban that currently applies to 155 bus stops on 15 dedicated bus lanes. However, no penalty will be imposed until March 1, when violators will be subject to a fine of between NT$2,000 (US$62.24) and NT$10,000, the department
Focus Taiwan
added Dec 27, 2016 01:34
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