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Taiwan’s smoke-free policy reduces secondhand smoke exposure in children
 

Taiwan’s smoke-free policy reduces secondhand smoke exposure in children

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The broadening of smoke-free laws in Taiwan in 2009 appears to have led to a substantial decline in the proportion of children exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS) at home from 2005 to 2013, according to a recent study.
 
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20 Dec 2016 - General
 
This is one way of preventing the increase cases of lung diseases, lung cancer, asthma, etc. Good job for another milestone of this country. I have been hoping that our country will be smoke free country too. Though, the government are already making...
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I am glad to read about this. Singapore is aiming to be a smoke-free city as well. We have designated smoke-free zones in places like: hawker centres, sheltered walkways, overhead bridges, anywhere within 5 m radius from bus shelters and exercise are...
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That is great news to read from Taiwan. These findings should be encouraging for more smoking-free campaigns. In 2011, the Malaysian world heritage city of Malacca became the first in Malaysia to be smoke-free city in a move that was praised by many ...
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According to this new research the broadening of smoke-free laws in Taiwan in 2009 appears to have led to a substantial decline in the proportion of children exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS) at home from 2005 to 2013. Other variables individually as...
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