Taiwan Tobacco Control Annual Report 2020 臺灣菸害防制年報(英文版)

  • 登錄號:22211
  • 宣導品種類:手冊
  • 發佈日期:2021-07-16
  • 發行單位:國民健康署
  • 作者:菸害防制組
  • 關鍵字: #report #菸害防制 #年報 #TobaccoControlAnnual
  • 內容:In 2009, the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act was amended with reference to the FCTC Then, followed WHO MPOWER strategy, including Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies, Protect people from tobacco smoke, Offer help to quit tobacco use, Warning about the dangers of tobacco, Enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship and Raise taxes on tobacco. A multi-pronged comprehensive strategy has been implemented for many years in Taiwan including smoking rate survey monitoring, expansion of the scope of smoking prohibition, promotion of second-generation smoking cessation services, requiring health warning text statements on cigarette packages accompanied by photo-realistic color images, dissemination initiatives of the effect on health hazards of tobacco through advocacy activities, banning tobacco products adverts and increasing the tobacco surcharge to NT$20/ pack. The Health Promotion Administration's (HPA's) surveys of smoking behavior in Taiwan show that the smoking rate for adults fell from 29.2% in 1996 (males 55.1%, females 3.3%) to 20.0% in 2009 (males 35.4%, females 4.2%) and then down to 13% in 2018 (males 23.4%, females 2.4%). The adolescent smoking rate has also been controlled. The HPA's adolescent smoking behavior surveys show that the smoking rate for junior high school students fell from 7.8% in 2008 to 3.0% in 2019, a fall of over 60% (61.4%); the smoking rate for high school students fell from the 14.8% of 2007 to 8.4% in 2019, a fall of over 40% (43.0%)
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