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has surged by some 50 percent to break the 1,000 mark in 2013, compared with the previous year, with most complaints involving electronic cigarettes, the Taipei-based John Tung Foundation said Saturday.
Jan 12, 2014 Focus Taiwan
added Jan 13, 2014 06:38
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
Dec 28, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added Dec 27, 2013 22:22
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
Dec 16, 2013 RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:19
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
Dec 8, 2013 Focus Taiwan
added Dec 8, 2013 12:34
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.
Nov 22, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 22, 2013 00:27
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
Nov 20, 2013 Want China Times (tw)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:31
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
Nov 18, 2013 The China Post (tw)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:32
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.
Sep 29, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 28, 2013 15:41
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
Sep 20, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 20, 2013 10:11
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.
Sep 17, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 18, 2013 03:09