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Cost of smoking higher than revenue

Tweet Today, tobacco is deeply entwined in Chinese culture, from the compulsory cigarettes given to male guests at almost every wedding, to the glossy images of national icons that adorn cigarette packets. It is estimated that tobacco kills a million Chinese each year, says Yang Gonghuan, deputy head of China’s National Tobacco Control Office. China’s smokers puff their way through a bounty of cigarettes given as gifts on special occa ... Jump to full article >>