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Post time 2018-5-31 19:35:39 |Display all floors
Whereas the gov cracks down on prost*t*tion, they turn a deaf ear and a blind eye to the high profits generated by the cigarette factories. Employees of these State-owned factories have prestiges that can only be had by gov officials.

So what is the point to talk about how to control smoking while there are so many profit-making drug factories? Isn't it a big joke?

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Post time 2018-6-1 05:42:23 |Display all floors
This post was edited by 1584austin at 2018-6-1 05:43

I'm told in UK one packet of cigarettes are about £9.00 equal to - $11.50  -   €10.50

In Spain I'm told they are                  €4.20


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This post was edited by pnp at 2018-6-1 15:01
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CIggies are now a pricey status symbol...

Yeah, and there are many fools in China strutting around with cigarettes in mouth, showing off they can afford it!

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Post time 2018-6-1 14:57:33 |Display all floors
This post was edited by pnp at 2018-6-1 15:00

China's government is penny wise pound foolish; it thinks there is much tax to be collected from cigarette sales but forgets that the medical cost to the nation of its citizens stricken down by smoke related illnesses outweigh the benefits of tax!

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Post time 2018-6-1 15:03:29 |Display all floors
"So what is the point to talk about how to control smoking while there are so many profit-making drug factories? Isn't it a big joke?"

Of course it is a big joke!  The Chinese Government is held hostage by the tobacco companies which even hinder efforts to enforce stricter regulations!

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