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[Asia, Taiwan] Night market bans smoking

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,
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:17

[Taiwan] Taipei bus stop smoking ban expands

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.
The China Post (tw)
added Oct 26, 2014 20:11

[Taiwan] Taipei eyes e-cig vendors

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
Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 23, 2014 20:07

[Taiwan] YUE-DIAN: Tobacco tests violate human rights

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.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:12

[Taiwan] Call to change laws regulating e-cigarettes

“Electronic cigarettes are a type of cigarette, but some manufacturers market the devices as a healthier alternative to conventional tobacco, which has misled young people into thinking that it is okay to use the product,” Lin Ching-li (林清麗), director of
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 27, 2014 17:53

[Asia] Taiwan foundation calls for tougher line on tobacco

The John Tung Foundation said several cigarette brands have adopted illegal promotional practices that include offering bigger packets at what they claim to be a reduced rate. The new packets, many of them bearing more colorful images, in fact are sold
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:24

[Taiwan] Government urged to ban flavored cigarettes

John Tung Foundation (JTF, 董氏基金會) yesterday called for the government to ban flavored cigarettes in Taiwan as the variety of flavors encourages more people to smoke. According to the foundation, it has already received four complaints of cigarette retail
The China Post (tw)
added Jul 10, 2014 22:10

Could these revolutionary cigarettes help you kick the habit? Taiwanese designer creates smokes to share and those with super-sized filters to help wean people off

A Taiwanese designer has created a new concept series of cigarettes aimed to help people kick the habit. The project, named Tobacco, contains four different types of cigarette designed to incorporate the different habits smokers have. The idea is to wean
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2014 10:00

[Taiwan] 30 people at Kenting festival fined for breaking new smoking ban

A fine of NT$2,000 each was slapped on 23 Taiwanese and seven foreign nationals from China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the United States, Canada and South Africa, the bureau said. Under the new policy that became effective April 1, smoking is not allowed at o
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 7, 2014 12:14

[Asia, Taiwan] Smoking Tobacco Doubles Risk of Recurrent Tuberculosis: New Study

Regular tobacco smoking doubles the risk that people who have been successfully treated for TB will develop TB again—a condition known as "recurrent" TB. The study is the most robust-ever conducted into how smoking tobacco increases the risk of recurren
Asian Tribune
added Mar 27, 2014 16:49
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