Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 533 headlines found
Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) lawmakers yesterday accused the government of using tobacco tax revenues to sponsor festivals or even print calendars, instead of focusing on smoking prevention and health promotion.
Jan 27, 2015 Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:46
A doctor said a 38-year-old woman who survived a heart attack that nearly killed her had an epiphany — that the nicotine and tar she inhaled by smoking more than 150,000 cigarettes over 20 years could have been a deciding factor in her illness.
Jan 20, 2015 Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:13
Men are less likely to quit smoking when looking at attractive women, according to a new study which asked men to rate how appealing pictures of different women were. In an experiment, scientists from Taiwan asked 76 men to rate pictures of various wome
Jan 14, 2015 The Economic Times (India)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:44
to reconsider its repeated refusal to bring electronic cigarettes under the control of the Tobacco Hazards Act...John Tung Foundation chief executive officer Yau Sea-wain said that while smoking rates among adults dropped slightly from 20 percent in 2009
Jan 9, 2015 Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:54
Motor vehicle drivers caught smoking while driving on busy roads will soon be fined 600 new Taiwan dollar (US$18.9), according to a package of amendments coming into force next year aimed at raising the penalties for various offenses affecting traffic
Dec 24, 2014 Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added Dec 25, 2014 02:04
According to Health Promotion Administration figures, about 2,300 people die of oral cancer in Taiwan every year, and last year it was ranked as fifth in the top 10 most fatal cancers. As many as 90 percent of patients habitually chew betel nut. Doctors
Dec 4, 2014 Taipei Times (tw)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:08
Taipei’s Ningxia Night Market (寧夏夜市) yesterday became the first night market in the city to ban smoking. Volunteers holding poster-boards stood guard at the night market’s entrances, with anti-smoking emblems plastered on the market’s stalls and tables,
Nov 2, 2014 Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:17
Smoking is now banned at all stops along Taipei's 13 bus-only lanes, with violators facing a maximum fine of NT$10,000, the city's health officials said yesterday.
Oct 27, 2014 The China Post (tw)
added Oct 26, 2014 20:11
The department’s first probe into e-cigarette availability found 318 different models or related products available online through Facebook, Line or auction sites. The department said that while e-cigarettes are rarely sold openly in stores, they are som
Oct 21, 2014 Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 23, 2014 20:07
New Taipei City’s Education Bureau has announced the purchase of 125 carbon monoxide test instruments...testing policy has been adopted with complete disregard for the human rights that students ought to enjoy in a nation where the rule of law prevails.
Sep 2, 2014 Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:12