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[Taiwan] No smoking at bus stops

Bus stops along Xinyi Road in Taipei are to be nonsmoking areas from next month to try to reduce the second-hand smoke inhaled by passengers, the Taipei City Government said yesterday. The city’s Department of Health said yesterday that it has listed th
Taipei Times (tw)
added Dec 27, 2013 22:22
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[Taiwan] Video of man "posing as a Japanese" while smoking on Taipei subway leaves Asia confused

A curious video uploaded to YouTube late last week has been raising eyebrows across Asia today, but perhaps not for the reasons it was originally shot. In it, we see a man smoking a cigarette on the subway in Taipei, mouthing off to those around him after
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:19
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[Singapore, Taiwan] Civic groups warn of negative TPP impact on poor people

The South East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), a civic group based in Bangkok, also faulted the TPP negotiations for backtracking on the prevention of smoking-induced health risks. The World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco
Focus Taiwan
added Dec 8, 2013 12:34
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[Taiwan] Health authorities back smoking ban in national parks

Ministry of Health and Welfare’s Health Promotion Administration on Wednesday defended a ban on smoking in national parks set to take effect next year, saying that subjecting people to second-hand smoke was a violation of their basic human rights.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 22, 2013 00:27
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Taiwan warns of high incidence of disease linked to smoking

Taiwan's Health Promotion Administration called on smokers to put out their cigarettes Tuesday, citing data that links Taiwan's high incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with the prevalence of smoking among men and secondhand smoke inhalatio
Want China Times (tw)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:31
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[Taiwan] Smoking to be banned at national parks, scenic areas

starting April 1, 2014, when smoking at national parks and scenic areas will be banned outside of designated spots. Once the changes come into effect, violators will be subject to fines between NT$2,000 (US$68) and NT$10,000, the Health Promotion Adminis
The China Post (tw)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:32
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[Taiwan] Smokers ignorant of risks: foundation

at a John Tung Foundation press launch of its online COPD self-assessment. Yang said 80 percent of smokers have little knowledge of the threat of COPD posed by smoking, with only a small portion of them actually seeking medical attention.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 28, 2013 15:41
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[Taiwan] 'Smart teeth' track eating, smoking habits

A new smart sensor attached to your teeth can track how much you eat and how much you talk as well as let your doctor know just exactly how much you may be smoking, researchers in Taiwan say. Researchers from National Taiwan University in Taipei recruite
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 20, 2013 10:11
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[Taiwan] Do more to reduce smoking: alliance

The Taiwan Medical Alliance for the Control of Tobacco (TMACT) has called on the government to follow the lead of the WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative and set out an agenda to gradually end tobacco use.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 18, 2013 03:09
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[Taiwan] 50% of shops sell minors cigarettes: Taipei City DOH

Nearly 50 percent of shops failed inspections regarding the sale of cigarettes to minors, Taipei's Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday. The DOH sent college students aged over 18 years but wearing high-school uniforms to attempt to purchase ci
The China Post (tw)
added Sep 17, 2013 12:21
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